Utah Jazz defeat Minnesota Timberwolves, 107-103

Alando Tucker sat behind the Wolves' bench in a sport jacket and glasses on Wednesday.

There's no telling yet, coach Kurt Rambis said, how soon Tucker can trade that outfit for a jersey.

"It might be a while," Rambis said of the third-year forward, acquired from Phoenix for Jason Hart on Tuesday. "There are people in front of him who are playing very well right now."

But the coach promised the 6-6 Wisconsin alum will be given a fair shot at stealing minutes from thos...

Turn out the lights, Timberwolves. It's the only thing you haven't tried.

The Wolves fumbled away a winnable game against its favorite opponent Wednesday night, and the culprit was one of the season's most nettlesome recurring hiccups: A ho-hum, what-me-worry approach to the third quarter.

"Young guys get fired up for the start," Wolves forward Ryan Gomes said after Utah escaped Target Center with a 107-103 victory, its first in three meetings this year with the Wolv...