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 8:30 PM ET
Nikola Jokic will lead Denver against Donovan Mitchell and Utah on Tuesday.
In their last time out the Nuggets were victorious against Utah, 119-107. Jamal Murray paved the way, scoring 50 points while chipping in five rebounds and six assists.
The Jazz are coming off a loss to Denver. Donovan Mitchell led them in scoring with 44 points while also contributing six rebounds and five assists.
Nuggets Stat Leaders
Scoring: Nikola Jokic, 19.9 ppg
Rebounds: Nikola Jokic, 9.7 rpg
Assists: Nikola Jokic, 7 apgOverview: Nikola Jokic powers the Nuggets offense, Jokic put up a line of 19.9 points, 9.7 rebounds and seven assists during the season. Jamal Murray is another player to keep an eye on for Denver, Murray averaged 18.5 points and 4.8 assists on the year.
Jazz Stat Leaders
Scoring: Donovan Mitchell, 24 ppg
Rebounds: Rudy Gobert, 13.5 rpg
Assists: Joe Ingles, 5.2 apgOverview: The Jazz biggest impact player on offense is Donovan Mitchell who averaged 24 points and 4.3 assists during the regular season. Jordan Clarkson is another player to keep an eye on for Utah, Clarkson averaged 15.2 points on the year.
Season Stats Comparison
|Denver Nuggets||Utah Jazz|
|56%||Points In Paint Pct||56%|
|47%||Field Goals Pct||47%|
|37%||Three Points Pct||39%|
|78%||Free Throws Pct||78%|