Apr 21, 2010, 9:53 AM EDT
At the rate the Jazz bigs have getting injured, fans of the team over 6’9″ should be worried about their health.
That depleted size and depth up front will make things challenging against the physical front line of Denver in the first round of the playoffs, but the Jazz have hung in and the series is tied one game a piece.
If they Jazz can get to the second round, it looks like they could get Andre Kirilenko back, according to the Desert News. Something that would be a huge boost.
On Monday, Andrei Kirilenko was treated with platelet-rich plasma therapy in Los Angeles to help heal his strained left calf, which has kept him out of the playoffs and forced him to miss most of the past month.
Kirilenko will begin some rehabilitation exercises later this week and could possibly be available for the second round if the Jazz advance past Denver, according to a team spokesman.
Platelet-rich plasma therapy is just so trendy with athletes these days. Pretty soon rich Beverly Hills housewives are going to get it just because it’s the thing to do.
Mehmet Okur will not be back, he had surgery this week to repair his Achilles tendon. With that, the Jazz could really use AK-47 back, the sooner the better. Whatever trendy therapy he wants to try, he should try, if it will speed the process along.
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