On April 2, the Utah Jazz were struggling and stumbling. They'd lost three in a row and appeared to be headed to a fourth straight setback, trailing the then-healthy-for-them Portland Trail Blazers by 14 points in the first half at the Rose Garden.
Another defeat — which happened far more often than not on the road this season — could've been devastating.
Desperate for something to happen, coach Tyrone Corbin reached up his sleeve for a trick.
He pulled out the Big Three.
Not LeBron's crew, the Spurs' three amigos nor Larry, Curly and Moe.
It was the Jazz's Big Three of 6-10 Al Jefferson, 6-10 Derrick Favors and 6-8 Paul Millsap.
Big 3 of Al Jefferson, Paul Millsap, Derrick Favors terrorizing opponents
The Deseret News | Apr 26