The Utah Jazz will play four of their remaining five games at home, beginning with tonight's contest in the Salt Palace against Denver.
With a 50-27 record, the Jazz must win their remaining games to tie last year's franchise record for wins.Meanwhile, the Nuggets are simply finishing out an awful season, having only 19 wins to their credit - the fewest in the NBA. They had lost six straight and 13 of 14 going into Friday night's game against the Clippers.
The Jazz, though tired, are relatively healthy. They are coming off a Thursday night loss the Los Angeles Lakers.
Karl Malone is second in the NBA in scoring, while Denver's Michael Adams is fifth.