Jazz 12-7 vs. Clippers 12-6
Today, 8:30 p.m.
Radio: 1320 AM, 98.7 FM
Season series: Jazz lead series, 1-0
Paul Millsap: 17.1 ppg, 9.4 rpg Blake Griffin: 21.1 ppg, 11.1 rpg
Gordon Hayward: 8.9 ppg, 3.2 rpgCaron Butler: 15.1 ppg, 3.9 rpg
*A Jefferson: 17.9 ppg, 9.0 rpg DeAndre Jordan: 8.4 ppg, 8.8 rpg
Josh Howard: 9.0 ppg, 3.2 rpg Chauncey Billups: 15.8 ppg, 4.2 apg
Devin Harris: 9.4 ppg, 4.6 apg Chris Paul: 18.1 ppg, 8.9 apg
*The Clippers were the undermanned team when they fell to Utah 108-79 two weeks ago, but it's the Jazz who will be down player(s) tonight. Starting shooting guard Raja Bell (strained right adductor) will miss his second straight game, and starting center Al Jefferson (inflamed right ankle) will be a game-time decision. ... L.A. will have Chris Paul and Mo Williams back after both missed the Jan. 17 blowout. ... The Jazz have beaten the Clippers 15 consecutive times in Utah, dating back to Jan. 22, 2003. The Clippers have only won once in EnergySolutions Arena in 38 tries. ... Jazz guard Devin Harris' reaction to Clipper Blake Griffin's much-ballihooed monster "dunk" over Thunder big Kendrick Perkins: "Wow. Not many guys can do that."
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