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Old 11-01-2013, 01:35 AM   #36
Xiao Yao You
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Default 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. … They’ve 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.

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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).
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