Jazz need Kirilenko to lay down law
Without AK-47, Utah stands little chance of containing L.A.'s bigs
After the Los Angeles Lakers abused the shorthanded Utah Jazz at the rim in Game 1 of their Western Conference semifinals matchup, the Jazz are left licking their wounds and searching for answers to stop the inside attack. Luckily, their savior might be just around the corner.
Shelved for more than a month now with a strained left calf, Jazz forward Andrei Kirilenko's comeback couldn't arrive soon enough.
To read why Andrei Kirilenko could be the key to the Lakers-Jazz series, you must be an ESPN Insider.
MORE NBA HEADLINES
- Pistons waive Smith, cite 'shifting priorities'
- Wade: LeBron deserves Heat fans' gratitude
- Knicks' Dalembert fined $15K for elbowing
- Davis leads Pelicans by Durant-less Thunder