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Mehmet Okur sidelined by ankle sprain

Updated: December 20, 2010, 8:16 PM ET
Associated Press

CLEVELAND -- Utah Jazz forward Mehmet Okur will miss Monday night's game against Cleveland because of a sprained right ankle.

Okur, who returned from an Achilles injury two games ago, was injured during pregame warmups Monday.

"He's been looking forward to working himself back in," Jazz coach Jerry Sloan said. "Hopefully it doesn't set him back too much."

Okur ruptured his left Achilles tendon in the playoffs against Denver last season. The 6-foot-11 forward missed the ...

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