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After Nine Tries, Utah Jazz Earn Their First Win of the Season

THERE WERE TWO 'FIRSTS' AT ENERGY SOLUTIONS ARENA, WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER, THE "PELICANS" PLAYED AN N-B-A GAME THERE -- THAT'S THE NEW MASCOT FOR THE NEW ORLEANS FRANCHISE.

AND -- FOR THE FIRST TIME THIS SEASON, AFTER NINE TRIES -- OUR UTAH JAZZ FINALLY CAME UP WITH A WIN.

GORDON HAYWARD SCORED 27 POINTS, IN LEADING THE NOW 1-8 JAZZ, TO A 111-105 VICTORY.

THE WIN ENDS THEIR LONGEST SEASON-OPENING LOSING STREAK, IN 39 YEARS.

 

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