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Utah Jazz: Game day — Jazz vs. Rockets

Published: Saturday, Sept. 5 2015 9:02 a.m. MDT

Jazz vs. Rockets

ENERGYSOLUTIONS ARENA
TODAY, 8:30 p.m. TV: ESPN, KJZZ
Radio: 1320 AM, 98.7 FM
Season series: 3-2

PROBABLE STARTERS

C. BOOZER . . . . . L. SCOLA
(16.2 ppg, 12.0 rpg) . . . . . (13.8 ppg, 9.4 rpg)

A. KIRILENKO . . . . . S. BATTIER
(9.0 ppg, 4.0 rpg) . . . . . (11.0 ppg, 3.8 rpg)

M. OKUR . . . . . D. MUTOMBO
(12.0 ppg, 12.6 rpg) . . . . . (4.2 ppg, 6.6 rpg)

D. WILLIAMS . . . . . R. ALSTON
(20.0 ppg, 8.4 apg) . . . . . (16.3 ppg, 5.3 apg)

R. BREWER . . . . . T. MCGRADY
(8.6 ppg, 3.8 rpg) . . . . . (24.4 ppg, 7.8 rpg)

GAME NOTES

Houston's 26-point Game 5 win marked its largest postseason lead over Utah since Game 1 of last year's Jazz-Rockets series ... Houston has been down 3-1 in a seven-game series seven times. After Tuesday, the Rockets have won Game 5 in five of those series. They've also won Game 6 only once, though ... Utah has now been up 3-1 seven times in a seven-game series. On the six occasions prior to 2008, they've lost Game 5 twice — and Game 6 just once. But they went on to win that 1994 series 4-3 vs. Denver.

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