Utah faces Los Angeles on 5-game road skid

Utah Jazz (36-21, fourth in the Western Conference) vs. Los Angeles Lakers (26-31, ninth in the Western Conference)

Los Angeles; Wednesday, 10 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Utah travels to Los Angeles looking to break its five-game road skid.

The Lakers are 14-19 in conference matchups. Los Angeles has a 10-12 record in games decided by at least 10 points.

The Jazz are 22-11 in Western Conference play. Utah ranks fourth in the league with 46.2 rebounds per game. Rudy Gobert leads the Jazz with 14.9.

The teams meet for the second time this season. In the last matchup on Jan. 18 the Lakers won 101-95 led by 25 points from LeBron James, while Mike Conley scored 20 points for the Jazz.

TOP PERFORMERS: Russell Westbrook is averaging 18.3 points, 7.8 rebounds and 7.6 assists for the Lakers. Anthony Davis is averaging 23.2 points over the last 10 games for Los Angeles.

Donovan Mitchell is scoring 25.5 points per game and averaging 4.2 rebounds for the Jazz. Bojan Bogdanovic is averaging 16.6 points and 5.4 rebounds over the last 10 games for Utah.

LAST 10 GAMES: Lakers: 3-7, averaging 109.5 points, 43.8 rebounds, 24.5 assists, 7.2 steals and 6.2 blocks per game while shooting 47.2% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 112.2 points per game.

Jazz: 6-4, averaging 112.7 points, 44.3 rebounds, 23.4 assists, 8.0 steals and 4.8 blocks per game while shooting 47.6% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 106.0 points.

INJURIES: Lakers: Carmelo Anthony: day to day (hamstring), Kendrick Nunn: out (knee).

Jazz: Rudy Gay: out (knee).


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

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