Utah Jazz center Al Jefferson (25) shoots over Orlando Magic power forward Daniel Orton (21), in NBA action, Jazz vs. Orlando Magic, in Salt Lake City, Saturday, April 21, 2012 (Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune)
Al Jefferson shoots over Tim Duncan as the Jazz host the Spurs in the first round of the NBA playoffs at EnergySolutions Arena in Salt Lake City, Saturday, May 5, 2012. (Jeremy Harmon | The Salt Lake Tribune)
With a bandage on his head Utah's Al Jefferson points to the sky after making a late basket as he powers the Jazz to a victory and into the playoffs against the Suns at EnergySolutions Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah Tuesday April 24, 2012. (Steve Griffin/The Salt Lake Tribune)
Utah's Al Jefferson growls as he heads back up court after makning a basket during second half action in the Jazz versus Suns basketball game at EnergySolutions Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah Tuesday April 24, 2012. (Steve Griffin/The Salt Lake Tribune)
San Antonio's Manu Ginobili runs up against Utah's Al Jefferson. The Utah Jazz played the San Antonio Spurs in game 4 of the first round of the playoffs at Energy Solutions Arena. Monday, May 7, 2012 (Paul Fraughton / Salt Lake Tribune)
San Antonio Spurs' Tony Parker, front, is fouled by Utah Jazz's Al Jefferson during the third quarter of Game 2 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Wednesday, May 2, 2012, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Utah Jazz teammates and co-Most Valuable Player winners John Stockton, left, and Karl Malone hold up the All-Star MVP trophy after playing for the West team, which won the 43rd NBA All-Star game, 135-130, in Salt Lake City, Sunday, Feb. 21, 1993. Malone holds his daughter, Kaydee. (AP Photo/Roberto Borea)
Utah Jazz point guard Devin Harris smiles after hitting a 3-pointer giving the Jazz a four point lead in the first quarter, in NBA action, the Dallas Mavericks vs. The Utah Jazz, at EnergySolutions Arena, Monday, April 16, 2012.