Monday, April 19, 2010

NBA Playoffs - Utah Jazz vs Denver Nuggets Picks and Predictions

Utah Jazz vs Denver Nuggets Picks @ Sportsbook: The NBA Playoffs game 2 of first round between Utah Jazz and Denver Nuggets will kick off on 19 April 2010 at 10:30 PM ET.  This game is scheduled at Pepsi Center, Denver, CO.

The Utah Jazz are down one game and two players since the regular season ended.

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An MRI exam Sunday on center Mehmet Okur's left leg confirmed fears of a torn Achilles' tendon, eliminating him from the remainder of the NBA playoffs and, in all likelihood, the world championships in his native Turkey this summer.

Okur flew back to Salt Lake City to mull his surgery options, leaving his dispirited teammates behind in Denver to figure out how to stop the Nuggets without him and forward Andrei Kirilenko, who aggravated a strained calf in practice on Thursday.

Okur had been bothered by Achilles' tendinitis in his left leg since April 7 and missed a game but he fought through it and received a painkilling shot before Game 1.

Jazz general manager Kevin O'Connor said he didn't believe that injection had anything to do with Okur tearing the tendon.

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