Utah Jazz: Mehmet Okur a no-go tonight vs. Cavs

Published: Monday, Dec. 20 2010 4:02 p.m. MST

CLEVELAND — Mehmet Okur will not play in tonight's Utah Jazz game against the Cleveland Cavaliers after spraining his right ankle in pregame warmups.

The 6-11 center had played in two straight games after missing eight months because of a ruptured left Achilles heel.

The injury means rookie Jeremy Evans will dress. He was going to be inactivated for this game instead of Gordon Hayward.

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