Saturday's game marked the first time since Minnesota and Boston met on Jan. 25, 2008 that an NBA team faced an opponent with five of its former players on the court. That contest featured ex-Celtics Antoine Walker, Gerald Green, Sebastian Telfair, Ryan Gomes and current Jazz center Al Jefferson.
Utah has now hosted a cluster of ex-Jazzmen over the past two seasons. Last year, the Jazz squared off against the trio of Carlos Boozer, Kyle Korver and Ronnie Brewer of the Chicago Bulls.
Hornacek acknowledged that was a little bizarre. The five Nets, though, took things to an even different level.
"It's a little strange that there is that many guys going to one spot," Hornacek said.
How the five former Jazzmen fared for New Jersey in Saturday's 107-94 loss to Utah at EnergySolutions Arena.
Sundiata Gaines: 12 minutes, 11 points (2-of-2 from 3-point range)
Kris Humphries: 30 minutes, 18 points, 10 rebounds
Mehmet Okur: 29 minutes, 9 points, 7 rebounds
DeShawn Stevenson: 15 minutes, 0 points (1 assist, 1 rebound)
Deron Williams: 33 minutes, 16 points (3-of-15 from the field)Heady goes here
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