MINNEAPOLIS The Utah Jazz will again be without Mehmet Okur.

The 6-11 center has been ruled out of playing in tonight's game against the Minnesota Timberwolves because of his mildly sprained right ankle.

Okur also missed Monday's game in Cleveland with the injury, which occurred in a pregame workout. Memo had played in the previous two games after spending eight months rehabbing his ruptured left Achilles tendon.

The Jazz don't play again after tonight until a home game on Dec. 27 against Portland.

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