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Utah and Sacramento meet for conference showdown

November 1, 2021 GMT

Sacramento Kings (3-3, seventh in the Western Conference) vs. Utah Jazz (5-1, first in the Western Conference)

Salt Lake City; Tuesday, 9 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: Utah plays Sacramento in a matchup of Western Conference teams.

Utah went 28-14 in Western Conference play and 31-5 at home during the 2020-21 season. The Jazz averaged 6.6 steals, 5.2 blocks and 13.5 turnovers per game last season.

Sacramento finished 30-41 overall and 18-24 in Western Conference play during the 2020-21 season. The Kings averaged 7.6 steals, 4.9 blocks and 12.8 turnovers per game last season.

The two teams matchup for the second time this season. The Jazz defeated the Kings 110-101 in their last meeting on Oct. 23. Donovan Mitchell led the Jazz with 27 points, and Harrison Barnes led the Kings with 25 points.

INJURIES: Jazz: Rudy Gay: out (right heel).

Kings: None listed.

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