Brooklyn plays Utah on 4-game road skid

February 3, 2022 GMT

Brooklyn Nets (29-22, sixth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Utah Jazz (31-21, fourth in the Western Conference)

Salt Lake City; Friday, 9 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Brooklyn hits the road against Utah looking to stop its four-game road losing streak.

The Jazz have gone 16-10 in home games. Utah ranks seventh in the league with 45.7 rebounds led by Rudy Gobert averaging 15.1.

The Nets have gone 17-9 away from home. Brooklyn ranks seventh in the NBA with 35.2 defensive rebounds per game led by James Harden averaging 7.0.

TOP PERFORMERS: Donovan Mitchell is averaging 25.5 points, 5.2 assists and 1.6 steals for the Jazz. Bojan Bogdanovic is averaging 17.4 points over the last 10 games for Utah.

Harden is shooting 41.4% and averaging 22.5 points for the Nets. Patty Mills is averaging 3.7 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Brooklyn.

LAST 10 GAMES: Jazz: 3-7, averaging 106.3 points, 42.8 rebounds, 21.2 assists, 7.4 steals and 4.3 blocks per game while shooting 45.3% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 108.3 points per game.


Nets: 3-7, averaging 112.0 points, 43.3 rebounds, 24.5 assists, 6.0 steals and 4.7 blocks per game while shooting 48.3% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 114.8 points.

INJURIES: Jazz: Rudy Gobert: out (calf), Donovan Mitchell: out (concussion), Hassan Whiteside: out (back), Jordan Clarkson: out (knee), Danuel House Jr.: out (health and safety protocols), Joe Ingles: out for season (knee).

Nets: Joe Harris: out (ankle), Kevin Durant: out (knee), LaMarcus Aldridge: out (ankle), Paul Millsap: out (personal).


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