Re: Season of the tank!-2013-14 regular season
Jazz at Suns
O At USAirways Center (Phoenix)
Tipoff » 8 p.m. MST
TV » ROOT Sports
Radio » 1280 AM, 1600 AM, 97.5 FM
Records » Jazz 0-1; Suns 1-0
Season series » First game
About the Jazz » They have won four of their last five against Phoenix.
They went 13-28 on the road last season.
Theyve started 0-2 twice in the last three years.
They come off a 101-98 loss to Oklahoma City.
They committed 22 turnovers, missed 10 of 30 free throws and went 6-for-22 on three-pointers against the Thunder.
About the Suns » Under new coach Jeff Hornacek, they scored a 104-91 victory over Portland in their season opener.
Guards Goran Dragic (26) and Eric Bledsoe (22) combined for 48 points on 19-for-31 shooting.
Rookie Miles Plumlee was also outstanding. In 40 minutes, he scored 18 points and grabbed 15 rebounds.
Jeff Hornacek file
Born » May 3, 1963
Hometown » Elmhurst, Ill.
High school » LaGrange Township
College » Iowa State
Position » Shooting guard
Career highlights » Selected in the second round (46th overall) of the 1986 NBA Draft by Phoenix.
Averaged 14.3 points and 4.9 assists during his 14-year career.
Spent six years with the Suns.
Played in the 1992 All-Star Game.
Traded to Philadelphia prior to the 1993-94 season.
Traded to Utah on Feb. 24, 1994.
In 61/2 season, he helped lead the Jazz to two NBA Finals and two conference finals.
Scored a career-high 40 points against Seattle on Nov. 23, 1994.
Played in 477 of 478 games after being acquired by Utah.
Was a two-time winner of the Long Distance Shootout at All-Star Weekend (1998, 2000).