Anaheim, Calif. • Jazz fans better enjoy the Los Angeles Lakers being terrible while they can. It won't last once the regular season gets going and everyone is at full strength.
Tuesday night at the Honda Center, however, the Jazz took full advantage of a Lakers lineup often consisting of Reeves Nelson, Robert Sacre, Devin Ebanks and on like that to build a 52-32 halftime lead.
The Jazz were led by 10 points from both Derrick Favors and Alec Burks. The Jazz trailed 12-11 in the first quarter before going on a frenetic run that yielded numerous transition opportunities. In the first half, the Jazz scored 12 fast-break points and forced 10 Laker turnovers. At one point, the Jazz run was 41-19.