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Al Jefferson sends message to grandmother with Utah Jazz 105-90 win over Pistons
(Rick Egan  | The Salt Lake Tribune)   

Utah Jazz point guard Devin Harris (5) drives on Detroit Pistons guard Brandon Knight (7), in NBA action,  Jazz vs. Detroit game, Monday, March 12, 2012.
(Rick Egan  | The Salt Lake Tribune)   

Utah Jazz point guard Devin Harris (5) drives on Detroit Pistons guard Brandon Knight (7), in NBA action,  Jazz vs. Detroit game, Monday, March 12, 2012.
(Rick Egan  | The Salt Lake Tribune)   

Utah Jazz point guard Devin Harris (5) drives on Detroit Pistons guard Brandon Knight (7), in NBA action,  Jazz vs. Detroit game, Monday, March 12, 2012.
(Rick Egan  | The Salt Lake Tribune)   

Utah Jazz point guard Devin Harris (5) shoots as Detroit Pistons guard Brandon Knight (7) takes a tumble, in NBA action,  Jazz vs. Detroit game, Monday, March 12, 2012.
(Rick Egan  | The Salt Lake Tribune)   

Utah Jazz point guard Devin Harris (5) drives on Detroit Pistons guard Brandon Knight (7), in NBA action,  Jazz vs. Detroit game, Monday, March 12, 2012.
(Rick Egan  | The Salt Lake Tribune)   

Utah Jazz center Al Jefferson (25) guards Detroit Pistons power forward Greg Monroe (10) in NBA action,  Jazz vs. Detroit game, Monday, March 12, 2012.
(Rick Egan  | The Salt Lake Tribune)   

Utah Jazz center Al Jefferson (25) guards Detroit Pistons power forward Greg Monroe (10) in NBA action,  Jazz vs. Detroit game, Monday, March 12, 2012.
(Rick Egan  | The Salt Lake Tribune)   

Utah Jazz center Al Jefferson (25) strips the ball from Detroit Pistons power forward Greg Monroe (10) in NBA action,  Jazz vs. Detroit game, Monday, March 12, 2012.
(Rick Egan  | The Salt Lake Tribune)   

Detroit Pistons point guard Rodney Stuckey (3) shoots as Utah Jazz power forward Derrick Favors (15) defends, in NBA action,  Jazz vs. Detroit game, Monday, March 12, 2012.
(Rick Egan  | The Salt Lake Tribune)   

Detroit Pistons point guard Rodney Stuckey (3) shoots as Utah Jazz power forward Derrick Favors (15) defends, in NBA action,  Jazz vs. Detroit game, Monday, March 12, 2012.
(Rick Egan  | The Salt Lake Tribune)   

Detroit Pistons point guard Rodney Stuckey (3) and Utah Jazz point guard Earl Watson (11) battle for the ball, in NBA action,  Jazz vs. Detroit game, Monday, March 12, 2012.
(Rick Egan  | The Salt Lake Tribune)   

Detroit Pistons point guard Rodney Stuckey (3) shoots as Utah Jazz power forward Derrick Favors (15) defends, in NBA action,  Jazz vs. Detroit game, Monday, March 12, 2012.
(Rick Egan  | The Salt Lake Tribune)   

Detroit Pistons point guard Rodney Stuckey (3) defends as Utah Jazz point guard Earl Watson (11) drives with the ball, in NBA action,  Jazz vs. Detroit game, Monday, March 12, 2012.
(Rick Egan  | The Salt Lake Tribune)   

Detroit Pistons point guard Rodney Stuckey (3) defends as Utah Jazz point guard Earl Watson (11) drives with the ball, in NBA action,  Jazz vs. Detroit game, Monday, March 12, 2012.
(Rick Egan  | The Salt Lake Tribune)   

Utah Jazz small forward Gordon Hayward (20)shoots over Detroit Pistons center Ben Wallace (6), in NBA action, Jazz vs. Detroit game, Monday, March 12, 2012.
(Rick Egan  | The Salt Lake Tribune)   

Utah Jazz small forward C.J. Miles (34) gets past Detroit Pistons forward Jonas Jerebko (33) to put up a shot, in NBA action, Jazz vs. Detroit game, Monday, March 12, 2012.
(Rick Egan  | The Salt Lake Tribune)   

Utah Jazz small forward C.J. Miles (34) gets past Detroit Pistons forward Jonas Jerebko (33) to put up a shot, in NBA action, Jazz vs. Detroit game, Monday, March 12, 2012.
(Rick Egan  | The Salt Lake Tribune)   

Utah Jazz power forward Paul Millsap (24) looks for a shot as Detroit Pistons guard Brandon Knight (7) defends, in NBA action, Jazz vs. Detroit game, Monday, March 12, 2012.
(Rick Egan  | The Salt Lake Tribune)   

Utah Jazz power forward Paul Millsap (24) looks for a shot as Detroit Pistons guard Brandon Knight (7) defends, in NBA action, Jazz vs. Detroit game, Monday, March 12, 2012.
(Rick Egan  | The Salt Lake Tribune)   

Utah Jazz small forward C.J. Miles (34) shoots as Detroit Pistons point guard Rodney Stuckey (3) defends,  in NBA action,  Jazz vs. Detroit game, Monday, March 12, 2012.
(Rick Egan  | The Salt Lake Tribune)   

Utah Jazz small forward Gordon Hayward (20) drives inside, as Detroit Pistons point guard Rodney Stuckey (3) defends, in NBA action, Jazz vs. Detroit game, Monday, March 12, 2012.
(Rick Egan  | The Salt Lake Tribune)   

Fans cheer on the Jazz as they defeated  Detriot 105 -90, in NBA action, Jazz vs. Detroit game, Monday, March 12, 2012.
(Rick Egan  | The Salt Lake Tribune)   

Utah Jazz point guard Devin Harris (5) gives the ref a look, after a missed call,  in NBA action, Jazz vs. Detroit game, Monday, March 12, 2012.
(Rick Egan  | The Salt Lake Tribune)   

Utah Jazz small forward C.J. Miles (34) loses the ball, as Detroit Pistons center Ben Wallace (6) deflects it,  in NBA action, Jazz vs. Detroit game, Monday, March 12, 2012.
(Rick Egan  | The Salt Lake Tribune)   

Utah Jazz power forward Paul Millsap (24) works his way inside, as Detroit Pistons power forward Greg Monroe (10) defends, in NBA action, Jazz vs. Detroit game, Monday, March 12, 2012.
(Rick Egan  | The Salt Lake Tribune)   

Detroit Pistons point guard Rodney Stuckey (3) defends as Utah Jazz point guard Earl Watson (11) drives with the ball, in NBA action,  Jazz vs. Detroit game, Monday, March 12, 2012.
(Rick Egan  | The Salt Lake Tribune)   

Utah Jazz point guard Devin Harris (5) drives on Detroit Pistons guard Brandon Knight (7), in NBA action,  Jazz vs. Detroit game, Monday, March 12, 2012.
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At a glance

Storylines A shining light for Utah

In short » The Jazz end a two-game losing streak by knocking off Detroit, 105-90, on Monday.

Key stat » Utah’s Al Jefferson honors his dead grandmother with a game-high 33 points on 14-of-18 shooting.

Key moment » Jefferson hits the first 3-pointer of his career with 4 seconds left in the game.

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