Phoenix visits Utah for conference matchup
Thu, Nov 16, 2023
NBA News (AP)
Phoenix Suns (5-6, ninth in the Western Conference) vs. Utah Jazz (4-7, 11th in the Western Conference)
Salt Lake City; Friday, 10 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Western Conference foes Utah and Phoenix square off on Friday.
Utah finished 37-45 overall, 24-28 in Western Conference play and 23-18 at home during the 2022-23 season. The Jazz averaged 117.1 points per game while allowing opponents to score 118.0 last season.
Phoenix went 45-37 overall and 30-22 in Western Conference action during the 2022-23 season. The Suns averaged 113.6 points per game while allowing opponents to score 111.6 last season.
The teams square off for the second time this season. The Suns won 126-104 in the last meeting on Oct. 29. Kevin Durant led the Suns with 26 points, and Lauri Markkanen led the Jazz with 19 points.
INJURIES: Jazz: Walker Kessler: out (elbow).
Suns: Damion Lee: out (knee), Bradley Beal: out (back).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar."