Charlotte HornetsMonday, 7 p.m.
Season Series: First meeting
Radio: KFAN (1320 AM)
TV: Fox Sports Rocky Mountain
Home: 22-4 Away: 12-11
Streak: Won 4 Last 10: 7-3
This time last year: 35-14
The pace (plus/minus): Minus 1
WATCH FOR: Utah to come in on a high after Saturday's 111-91 win at Seattle. Karl Malone led the way with 34 points, 8 rebounds and 6 assists...The Jazz won both meetings with the Hornets last season and lead the all-time series 15-6...John Stockton averaged 22.5 ppg and 10.5 apg in the wins over Charlotte...William Cunningham, who signed a 10-day contract Saturday, makes his home debut.
F Karl Malone (25.9 ppg, 10.2 rpg)
F Adam Keefe (7.2 ppg, 5.1 rpg)
C Greg Foster (5.5 ppg, 2.8 rpg)
G Jeff Hornacek (14.2 ppg, 4.4 apg)
G John Stockton (13 ppg, 8.9 apg)
Charlotte Hornets (30-20)
WATCH FOR: The Hornets to be rested. they haven't played since Friday...This is the first stop in a six-game western road swing for Charlotte. The trip includes games with the Warriors, Suns, Clippers, Nuggets and Pistons...Glen Rice averaged a team-high 24 ppg against the Jazz last season...Charlotte is 2-4 all-time in the Delta Center but hasn't won here since 1994.
F Anthony Mason (12.6 ppg, 10.2 rpg)
F Glen Rice (22.5 ppg, 4.4 rpg)
C Matt Geiger (9.6 ppg, 5.9 rpg)
G Donald Royal (3.6 ppg, 1.4 rpg)
G David Wesley (13 ppg, 6.3 apg)