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Post : Curry leads Golden State into matchup with Utah
URL : http://nationalpost.com/pmn/pmn-sports/curry-leads-golden-state-into-matchup-with-utah
Posted : February 11, 2019 at 10:13 pm
Author : The Associated Press
Tags : AP
Categories : PMN Basketball, PMN NBA, PMN Sports

Utah Jazz (32-24, sixth in the Western Conference) vs. Golden State Warriors (40-15, first in the Western Conference)

Oakland, Calif.; Tuesday, 10 p.m. Eastern

BOTTOM LINE: Stephen Curry leads Golden State into a matchup with Utah. He's fourth in the league scoring 28.6 points per game.

The Warriors have gone 21-7 at home at the Oracle Arena. Golden State leads the NBA with 19.7 fast break points per game, led by Curry averaging 5.2.

The Jazz are 14-14 in road games. Utah ranks second in the Western Conference giving up only 105.8 points and holding opponents to 45.5 per cent shooting. In their last meeting on Dec. 19, the Jazz won 108-103. Joe Ingles led Utah with 20 points.

TOP PERFORMERS: Curry has averaged 28.6 points and 5.1 rebounds for the Warriors. Kevin Durant has scored 24.3 points and added 5.8 rebounds while shooting 54.8 per cent over the last 10 games for Golden State.

Rudy Gobert has shot 65.3 per cent and is averaging 15.2 points for the Jazz. Donovan Mitchell has scored 25.5 points and totalled 4.7 rebounds while shooting 42.3 per cent over the last 10 games for Utah.

LAST 10 GAMES: Jazz: 7-3, averaging 113.6 points, 45.2 rebounds, 26.9 assists, 7.6 steals and 5.9 blocks per game while shooting 46.3 per cent from the field. Their opponents have averaged 109.1 points on 46.0 per cent shooting.

Warriors: 9-1, averaging 121.2 points, 46.2 rebounds, 33.1 assists, 8.5 steals and 6.9 blocks per game while shooting 51.1 per cent from the field. Their opponents have averaged 107.5 points on 43.5 per cent shooting.

Warriors Injuries: Jacob Evans III: day to day (pelvis), Damian Jones: out for season (torn left pectoral), Andre Iguodala: day to day (left hamstring tightness).

Jazz Injuries: Tony Bradley: out (knee), Dante Exum: out (ankle).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by HERO Sports, and data from Sportradar.

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