The Utah Jazz will be without Al Jefferson this weekend
Jefferson is already going to miss Saturday’s game against the Golden State Warriors. He is also expected to miss Sunday’s game against the Los Angeles Lakers.
Jefferson will be flying to attend his grandmother’s funeral. He is expected to play Wednesday and Thursday night.
Derrick Favors is expected to take Jefferson’s spot while he is away. Favors has started three games at center this season.
He is averaging 14.7 points and 9.7 rebounds on 51.4% from the field in those three starts.