March 12, 2010 Milwaukee, WI. Bradley Center..Utah Jazz Mehmet Okur drives to the hoop, Okur had 20 points and 11 rebounds tonight against the Bucks..Milwaukee Buck won over the Utah Jazz 95-87. Mike McGinnis/CSM.

The AP reports:

Utah Jazz center Mehmet Okur is playing for the first time since rupturing his left Achilles’ tendon last season.

The 6-foot-11 forward came off the bench during the first half of Utah’s game against the New Orleans Hornets on Friday night.

Okur was bothered by tendinitis late last season before the rupture occurred during the playoffs against Denver last April.