NBA Preview: Nuggets vs. Jazz
Home: Denver Nuggets (46-27)
Away: Utah Jazz (44-28)
Arena:ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex
When does the game start?Tuesday at 6:30 PM ET
Broadcast:TNT, ALT, SportsNet RM
Donovan Mitchell will lead Utah against Nikola Jokic and Denver on Tuesday.
In their last contest the Jazz were victorious versus Denver, 129-127. Donovan Mitchell paved the way, scoring 51 points while chipping in four rebounds and seven assists.
The Nuggets are coming off a loss to Utah. Jamal Murray led them in scoring with 50 points while also contributing 11 rebounds and seven assists.
Jazz Stat Leaders
Scoring: Donovan Mitchell, 24 ppg
Rebounds: Rudy Gobert, 13.5 rpg
Assists: Joe Ingles, 5.2 apgOverview: Donovan Mitchell powers the Jazz offense, Mitchell put up a line of 24 points and 4.3 assists during the season. Jordan Clarkson is another player to keep an eye on for Utah, Clarkson averaged 15.2 points on the year.
Nuggets Stat Leaders
Scoring: Nikola Jokic, 19.9 ppg
Rebounds: Nikola Jokic, 9.7 rpg
Assists: Nikola Jokic, 7 apgOverview: The Nuggets biggest impact player on offense is Nikola Jokic who averaged 19.9 points, 9.7 rebounds and seven assists during the regular season. Jamal Murray is another player to watch for Denver, Murray averaged 18.5 points on the year.
Season Stats Comparison
|Utah Jazz||Denver Nuggets|
|56%||Points In Paint Pct||56%|
|47%||Field Goals Pct||47%|
|38%||Three Points Pct||36%|
|78%||Free Throws Pct||78%|