San Antonio Spurs (10-17, 12th in Western Conference) vs. Utah Jazz (20-7, third in Western Conference)

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

BOTTOM LINE: Utah is looking to build on their eight-game winning streak with a win over San Antonio.

The Jazz are 11-2 against opponents in the Western Conference. Utah has a record of 1/3 in games decided by 3 points or less.

The Spurs are 5-12 against opponents in the Western Conference. San Antonio is 7-11 against opponents over .500.

BEST PERFORMERS: Donovan Mitchell shoots 46.1% and has an average of 24.8 points for the Jazz. Bojan Bogdanovic is averaging 16.9 points in the last 10 games for Utah.

Jakob Poeltl is averaging 12.3 points, 8.8 rebounds and 1.6 blocks for Spurs. Derrick White is averaging 19.1 points in the last 10 games for San Antonio.

LAST 10 GAMES: Jazz: 9-1, averaging 121.0 points, 45.3 rebounds, 24.2 assists, 7.2 steals and 4.9 blocks per game while shooting 50.7% from the field . Their opponents average 105.3 points per game.

Spurs: 6-4, averaging 111.3 points, 47.3 rebounds, 28.4 assists, 7.3 steals and 5.0 blocks per game while shooting 47.2% from the field. Their opponents average 107.2 points.

INJURIES: Jazz: Jared Butler: out (knee), Udoka Azubuike: out (ankle).

Spurs: Lonnie Walker IV: out (illness), Zach Collins: out (ankle).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.


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