Milwaukee Bucks (42-26, 2nd in Eastern Conference) vs. Utah Jazz (42-25, 4th in Western Conference)
Salt Lake City; Monday, 10 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM: Utah plays the Milwaukee Bucks after Jordan Clarkson scored 45 points in the Utah Jazz’s 134-125 win over the Sacramento Kings.
The Jazz are 24-10 on their home court. Utah is second in the Western Conference, shooting 36.3% from deep, led by Royce O’Neale, who shoots 41.3% from 3-point range.
The Bucks are 18-14 on the road. Milwaukee is 19-17 against .500+ opponents.
The teams will compete against each other for the second time this season. The Jazz won the last meeting on October 31, 107-95. Donovan Mitchell scored 28 points to lead the Jazz to victory.
POWERFUL: Mitchell averaged 3.4 points per game for the Jazz and scored 25.5 points while shooting 35.4% from beyond the arc. Clarkson is 48.6% and averaging 18.1 points in his last 10 games for Utah.
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Giannis Antetokounmpo is averaging 29.7 points per game with 11.5 rebounds and 5.9 assists for the Bucks. Khris Middleton has averaged 24 points and 5.8 assists in his last 10 games for Milwaukee.
LAST 10 GAMES: Jazz: 6-4, averaging 113.3 points, 47.1 rebounds, 23.0 assists, 7.2 steals and 4.8 blocks per game while shooting 47.2% from the field. Your opponents averaged 110.8 points per game.
Bucks: 7-3, averaging 124.6 points, 48.8 rebounds, 25.6 assists, 6.6 steals and 2.8 blocks per game while shooting 48.8% from the field. Your opponents scored an average of 117.9 points.
INJURIES: Jazz: Udoka Azubuike: out (ankle), Trent Forrest: out (wrist), Mike Conley: out (rest).
Bucks: Lindell Wigginton: out (ankle), Pat Connaughton: out (hand), George Hill: out (neck), Brook Lopez: out (back).
The Associated Press created this story using Data Skrive technology and data from Sportradar.
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