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With the game on the line Saturday, the ball was rightfully in the hands of the night’s hero. But when point guard Trey Burke missed a shot that would have just about sealed victory, it was the Utah Jazz’s no-nonsense …

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Gordon Hayward drives past Zaza Pachulia and Ersan Ilyasova in the first half of an NBA basketball game between the Utah Jazz and the Milwaukee Bucks at EnergySolutions Arena in Salt Lake City, Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015. Utah Jazz earn 82-75 win over the Milwaukee Bucks (with video)
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  • FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2015, file photo, Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose (1) drives past Sacramento Kings guard Ben McLemore (23) as Jason Thompson (34) watches during an NBA basketball game in Chicago. Rose will have surgery on his right knee for the second straight season. The team announced Tuesday night, Feb. 24,  that Rose was feeling pain in his knee, and an exam and MRI confirmed a medial meniscus tear. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File) Jones: After latest injury, can Derrick Rose reclaim his stardom?
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