Jazz at Mavericks
7:30 p.m. Thursday, American Airlines Center, Dallas
Radio: ESPN/103.3 FM, ESPN/1540 AM (Spanish)
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Records: Jazz 0-0; Mavs 0-1
About the Jazz: This relatively young squad will push the ball up the floor at every opportunity. ... Enes Kanter, Gordon Hayward and Derrick Favors comprise the Jazz frontline. The backcourt has promising youngsters Trey Burke and Alec Burks. ... The Jazz has dropped its last five games to the Mavs, and was swept by Dallas last season, 4-0. ... The Jazz is 3-21 in its last 24 games at American Airlines Center, including seven consecutive losses.
About the Mavs: In a season-opening 101-100 loss Tuesday in San Antonio, newcomer Chandler Parsons struggled, finishing with just five points on 2-of-10 shooting and missing a potential game-winning 3-pointer in the final seconds. Monta Ellis finished with 26 points (11-of-21), six assists and four rebounds. Devin Harris collected 17 points (6-of-12), five assists and two steals in 29 minutes off the bench.