Utah and Sacramento meet for conference showdown
Sacramento Kings (3-3, seventh in the Western Conference) vs. Utah Jazz (5-1, first in the Western Conference)
Salt Lake City; Tuesday, 9 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Utah plays Sacramento in a matchup of Western Conference teams.
Utah went 28-14 in Western Conference play and 31-5 at home during the 2020-21 season. The Jazz averaged 6.6 steals, 5.2 blocks and 13.5 turnovers per game last season.
Sacramento finished 30-41 overall and 18-24 in Western Conference play during the 2020-21 season. The Kings averaged 7.6 steals, 4.9 blocks and 12.8 turnovers per game last season.
The two teams matchup for the second time this season. The Jazz defeated the Kings 110-101 in their last meeting on Oct. 23. Donovan Mitchell led the Jazz with 27 points, and Harrison Barnes led the Kings with 25 points.
INJURIES: Jazz: Rudy Gay: out (right heel).
Kings: None listed.
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.