Jefferson out against Raptors with inflamed ankle
SALT LAKE CITY (AP)
Jefferson, who leads the Jazz with 18.3 points and 9.4 rebounds per game, missed one game earlier this season with the same injury. Second-year pro Derrick Favors started against the Raptors in Jefferson's place.
Swingman Josh Howard was expected to play after missing four games with a strained left quad.
Utah has won 12 straight meetings with the Raptors.