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NBA Preview: Jazz vs. Nuggets

Home: Utah Jazz (44-28)

Away: Denver Nuggets (46-27)

Arena:

ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

When does the game start?

Thursday at 4:00 PM ET

Broadcast:

ESPN, SportsNet RM, ALT

Donovan Mitchell will lead Utah against Nikola Jokic and Denver on Thursday.
The Jazz are coming off a loss to Denver. Donovan Mitchell led them in scoring with 30 points while also contributing two rebounds and five assists.
In their last time out, the Nuggets won versus Utah, 117-107. Jamal Murray led the way, scoring 42 points while recording eight rebounds and eight assists.

Jazz Stat Leaders

Scoring: Donovan Mitchell, 24 ppg

Rebounds: Rudy Gobert, 13.5 rpg

Assists: Joe Ingles, 5.2 apg

Overview: Donovan Mitchell powers the Jazz offense, Mitchell posted a line of 24 points and 4.3 assists during the season. Jordan Clarkson is another player to watch 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 apg

Overview: 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 who figures to make an impact for Denver, Murray averaged 18.5 points on the year.

Season Stats Comparison


Jazz vs. Nuggets season stats comparison.
Utah Jazz Denver Nuggets
112 Points 111.5
109.2 Points Against 110
56% Points In Paint Pct 56%
47% Field Goals Pct 47%
38% Three Points Pct 36%
78% Free Throws Pct 78%
44.7 Rebounds 43.9
22.5 Assists 26.5
120.6 Efficiency 125.4
14.3 Turnovers 12.9
33.6 Bench Points 36.5

Previous Results (Regular Season)

  • Feb 5, 2020 - Jazz 95 vs. Nuggets 98
  • Jan 30, 2020 - Nuggets 106 vs. Jazz 100
  • Apr 9, 2019 - Jazz 118 vs. Nuggets 108
  • Feb 28, 2019 - Nuggets 104 vs. Jazz 111
  • Jan 23, 2019 - Jazz 114 vs. Nuggets 108
  • Nov 3, 2018 - Nuggets 103 vs. Jazz 88
  • Team Records
      DEN UTA  
    54-33
    All
    47-32
    30-14
    Home
    25-13
    24-19
    Away
    22-19
    40-17
    as Fav
    41-22
    14-16
    as Dog
    6-10
    44-40
    ATS
    36-42
    21-20
    ATS Home
    16-21
    23-20
    ATS Away
    20-21
    43-44
    O/U
    43-36
    22-22
    O/U Home
    21-17
    21-22
    O/U Away
    22-19
    Leaders
    Points
    Jokic Photo
    Denver Nuggets
    1456
    Mitchell Photo
    Utah Jazz
    1655
    Rebounds
    Jokic Photo
    Denver Nuggets
    711
    Gobert Photo
    Utah Jazz
    916
    Assists
    Jokic Photo
    Denver Nuggets
    512
    Mitchell Photo
    Utah Jazz
    294
    Last 5 Games
    Nuggets
    Date Opp Result
    09/15 @
    Clippers logo
    LAC
    W 104-89
    09/13 vs
    Clippers logo
    LAC
    W 98-111
    09/11 @
    Clippers logo
    LAC
    W 111-105
    09/09 vs
    Clippers logo
    LAC
    L 96-85
    09/07 vs
    Clippers logo
    LAC
    L 113-107
    Jazz
    Date Opp Result
    09/01 @
    Nuggets logo
    DEN
    L 78-80
    08/30 vs
    Nuggets logo
    DEN
    L 119-107
    08/25 @
    Nuggets logo
    DEN
    L 107-117
    08/23 vs
    Nuggets logo
    DEN
    W 127-129
    08/21 vs
    Nuggets logo
    DEN
    W 87-124