Spurs Vs. Jazz, NBA Playoffs 2012: Utah To Switch Starting Lineup

Facing elimination, the Utah Jazz will change their starting lineup before Game 4 of their 2012 NBA Playoffs first-round series against the San Antonio Spurs on Monday night. Coach Ty Corbin told reporters that he will move promising young forward Derrick Favors into the starting lineup and take veteran small forward Josh Howard out. Via Brian T. Smith of the Salt Lake Tribune.

Utah coach Tyrone Corbin said he plans to start a big lineup featuring Paul Millsap, Derrick Favors and Al Jefferson during Game 4 against San Antonio.

Devin Harris and Gordon Hayward will round out the Jazz's first five.

Favors, Jefferson and Millsap fared well playing at the same time down the stretch of the regular season as the Jazz pushed into the playoffs, but have been less effective in this series. Nevertheless, Corbin is looking to get his three best frontcourt players on the court at the same time, even if none play the traditional small forward position.

For all news and information regarding the San Antonio Spurs, please visit Pounding the Rock. For updates and perspective on the Utah Jazz, head on over to SLC Dunk. For complete coverage of the 2012 NBA playoffs, stay tuned to SB Nation's dedicated NBA hub.

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