Mavericks at Jazz
8 p.m. Monday, Energy Solutions Arena, Salt Lake City
Radio: ESPN/103.3 FM, ESPN Deportes 1540 AM (Spanish)
Records: Mavericks 48-31; Jazz 37-43
About the Mavericks: Chandler Parsons hopes to play tonight after missing the last four games with a swollen right knee. ... Since this is a back-to-back, the Mavs are likely to rest starters Dirk Nowitzki, Tyson Chandler and leading scorer Monta Ellis, who averages 19.2 points. ... Nowitkzi averages 17.3 points and 6.0 rebounds. ... In their home opener Oct. 30, the Mavs beat the Jazz 120-102 behind 21 points from Nowitzki. On Nov. 7 in Utah, Nowitzki had 27 points in the Mavs’ 105-82 win over the Jazz. On Feb. 11 in Dallas, J.J. Barea’s 22 points led the Mavs to an 87-22 win over Utah.
About the Jazz: Utah is 20-20 at home and looking to finish the season on a high note despite missing the playoffs for a third consecutive season. ... The Jazz averages 95 points a game and allow 94.7. ... Gordon Hayward is the leading scorer at 19.3 point per game while Derrick Favors averages 16.2 points and 8.3 rebounds. ... Rodney Hood, a rookie from Duke, has averaged right at 20 points a game in his last five. ... Trevor Booker had a career-high 36 points in Saturday’s 111-105 road win against Portland.
— Dwain Price