The Jazz, who host the Lakers in their home opener at Vivint Arena on Friday, certainly responded how their coach (Quin Snyder) admitted he hoped they would when he was asked in his pregame interview about going into the season without (Derrick) Favors and (Gordon) Hayward.
“Obviously playing without if not your two best players, two of your best players, is a challenge,” Snyder said. “But for me, we need to compete and not wake up every morning wondering when they’re going to be back. They’ll be back when they’re back.
Source: Jody Genessy of the Deseret News
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