The Salt Lake Tribune says a scenario in which unrestricted free agents Al Jefferson and Paul Millsap both return to the Jazz is "almost unthinkable."
Al Jefferson showed up on Wednesday with 22 points, 16 rebounds and a block in Wednesday's loss to the Grizzlies, but was the only player on his team to score in double figures in a must-win game.
Al Jefferson led the Jazz in a must-win situation with 22 points, eight boards, one steal and two blocks in 32 minutes during a 96-80 victory over Minnesota.
Tyrone Corbin will be back next season for the final year of his contract even if the Jazz fail to make the playoffs, according to ESPN.com.
Al Jefferson came to play in a huge win for the Jazz on Friday, scoring a career-high 40 points to go with 13 boards and six assists on 19-of-27 shooting.
The Deseret News does not expect the Jazz to re-sign both Al Jefferson and Paul Millsap.
Tyrone Corbin singled out Al Jefferson as a main reason behind Utah's recent success.
Al Jefferson had 25 points, nine rebounds, two steals and two blocks in Wednesday's easy win over the Suns.
Al Jefferson played 27 minutes vs. the Mavericks, scoring 15 points on 6-of-12 FGs and 3-of-4 FTs, with three rebounds, zero assists and one block.
Al Jefferson hit just 9-of-23 shots in Friday's overtime loss, but still managed a hefty 18 points, 13 rebounds, three steals and two blocks in 42 minutes.
Al Jefferson appeared slowed by his ankle injury vs. the Knicks, scoring just seven points on 3-of-9 shooting with seven rebounds in 25 minutes.
Al Jefferson (ankle) returned to action in Friday's loss to the Bulls, scoring 23 points on 10-of-16 shooting with six rebounds, three assists and three blocks in 30 minutes.
Al Jefferson (ankle) will play in Friday's game against the Bulls.
Updating a previous item, Al Jefferson (ankle) went through shootaround and remains a game-time decision, but all signs point to him playing.