GameDay: Utah Jazz at Dallas Mavericks

Posted Thursday, Feb. 06, 2014  comments  Print Reprints
A

Have more to add? News tip? Tell us

Jazz at Mavericks

7:30 p.m. Friday, American Airlines Center, Dallas

TV: FSSW   Radio: ESPN/103.3 FM, KFLC/1270 AM (Spanish)

Records: Jazz 16-32; Mavs 29-21

About the Jazz: This is not exactly one of the finer seasons for Utah. The Jazz are last in the West and own the fifth-worst record in the NBA. … Utah has lost five of its past seven games, including its past three to Golden State (95-90), the LA Clippers (102-87) and Toronto (94-79). … Monday’s game against the Raptors was the last time the Jazz played, so they’ve had time to prepare for Dallas. … The Jazz are 6-18 on the road and 9-23 against the West. Utah is 27th in the league in scoring (94.4 ppg), 27th in assists (19.9 apg) and 24th in rebounding (41.6 rpg). … When the Jazz lost to the Mavericks in Dallas 103-93 on Nov. 22, their bench outscored the Mavs’ bench 56-26. Marvin Williams was the bench leader in that game for Utah with 19 points and Jeremy Evans added 14 points.

About the Mavericks: Fresh off Wednesday’s 110-96 win in Memphis, the Mavs hope to stay alert Friday in what amounts to a trap game. … After Friday, the Mavs open a three-game road trip Sunday in Boston, and the trip also includes games against Charlotte and Indiana. … The Mavs have won four of their past five games, including three in a row. The Mavs’ only four-game win streak this season was Nov. 16-22 against Orlando, Philadelphia, Houston and Utah. … Center Samuel Dalembert had his second double-double of the season with 14 points and 10 rebounds Wednesday against the Grizzlies. Dalembert’s other was 18 points and 12 rebounds Nov. 22 against the Jazz. … Dirk Nowitzki scored a game-high 26 points on 10-of-14 shots in Wednesday’s victory.

— Dwain Price

Looking for comments?

We welcome your comments on this story, but please be civil. Do not use profanity, hate speech, threats, personal abuse or any device to draw undue attention. Our policy requires those wishing to post here to use their real identity.

Our commenting policy | Facebook commenting FAQ | Why Facebook?





Monday, October 20Full Scoreboard
No games today
Full Scoreboard
Monday, October 20Full Scoreboard
Chicago 10/20 7:00 PM ET
Cleveland TV: CSN-CHI, FSN-OH, NBA TV
New Orleans 10/20 7:00 PM ET
Washington TV: CSN-DC
Charlotte 10/20 7:30 PM ET
Atlanta 
Philadelphia 10/20 7:30 PM ET
Brooklyn TV: YES
Milwaukee 10/20 7:30 PM ET
New York TV: MSG
Memphis 10/20 8:30 PM ET
Dallas TV: FSN-SW
Sacramento 10/20 8:30 PM ET
San Antonio 
Full Scoreboard
Monday, October 20Full Scoreboard
Tampa Bay 10/20 9:30 PM ET
Edmonton TV: TVA Sports, SUN, SN-W
Full Scoreboard