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For now, no final decisions have been made. Every player still in camp has a chance to make the team, Corbin said. "They’re still here for a reason."
But with the departure of Jones, who played all of 3 preseason minutes for Utah before being cut, players know how quickly things can change and how fast approaching the 30th is.
Trail Blazers at Utah JazzAt EnergySolutions Arena
Tipoff » Wednesday, 7 p.m.
TV » ROOT Sports
Records (preseason) » Utah 1-2; Portland 1-2
Last meeting » A 96-86 Portland win Friday in a preseason matchup in Boise, Idaho
About the Jazz » Rookie point guard Trey Burke had surgery on his fractured right index finger Tuesday. A timeline for his return has not been set. ... The Jazz have dropped two in a row after opening the preseason with a win over Golden State. ... Jazz had just two players in double-digits Saturday in a 106-74 loss to the Clippers.
About the Blazers » LaMarcus Aldridge had his way with Utah’s big men Friday night, going 8 of 9 from the field. ... Weber State product and reigning rookie of the year Damian Lillard had 23 points and 5 assists against the Jazz. ... The Blazers feature a number of Utah ties, including former Jazz players Mo Williams, Earl Watson and Wes Matthews. ... Rookie guard C.J. McCollum is out indefinitely with a broken left foot.
"He was here one second and the next he was gone," Holiday said about Jones.
Then he added, "We’re all thinking and hoping we’re not the next one."
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