Brooklyn Nets (29-22, sixth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Utah Jazz (31-21, fourth in the Western Conference)

Salt Lake City; Friday, 9 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Brooklyn hits the road against Utah and looks to end its four-game road losing streak.

The Jazz are 16-10 in home games. Utah ranks seventh in the league with 45.7 rebounds led by Rudy Gobert with an average of 15.1.

The Nets went 17-9 away from home. Brooklyn ranks seventh in the NBA with 35.2 defensive rebounds per game led by James Harden with a 7.0 average.

TOP PERFORMERS: Donovan Mitchell is averaging 25.5 points, 5.2 assists and 1.6 steals for the Jazz. Bojan Bogdanovic is averaging 17.4 points over Utah’s last 10 games.

Harden is shooting 41.4 percent and averaging 22.5 points for the Nets. Patty Mills is averaging 3.7 3-pointers over Brooklyn’s last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Jazz: 3-7, averaged 106.3 points, 42.8 rebounds, 21.2 assists, 7.4 steals and 4.3 blocks per game while shooting 45.3% from the field . Their opponents are averaging 108.3 points per game.

Nets: 3-7, averaged 112.0 points, 43.3 rebounds, 24.5 assists, 6.0 steals and 4.7 blocks per game while shooting 48.3 percent from the field. Their opponents average 114.8 points.

INJURIES: Jazz: Rudy Gobert: out (calf), Donovan Mitchell: out (concussion), Hassan Whiteside: out (back), Jordan Clarkson: out (knee), Danuel House Jr.: out (health and safety protocols ), Joe Franks: off season (knee).

Nets: Joe Harris: out (ankle), Kevin Durant: out (knee), LaMarcus Aldridge: out (ankle), Paul Millsap: out (staff).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data write and data from sports radar.