Jazz point guard Deron Williams said after Wednesday night's win at Portland here that he will miss Friday night's home game against Sacramento because of a funeral.
Jazz spokesman Jonathan Rinehart said Williams planned to spend Wednesday night in Portland, and he will fly to his native West Virginia today to attend Friday's funeral for his uncle.
Backup Ronnie Price is expected to start in Williams' place against the Kings, Price's former team.
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