Game 72

Portland Trail BlazersWednesday, 7 p.m.

Delta Center

Season Series: Blazers lead 3-0

Radio: KFAN (1320 AM)

TV: None

Jazz Record

Home: 30-5 Away: 23-13

Streak: Lost 1 Last 10: 8-2

This time last year: 54-17

The pace (plus/minus): minus 1

Jazz (53-18)

WATCH FOR: Utah to try to salvage one win over the Blazers. The Jazz have lost all three games in the series this year by double digits. . .Hornacek is one Jazz player who has posted good numbers against the Blazers. He's averaging 17.7 points in the three games thus far. . .The Jazz had won five straight against teams from the Pacific before Tuesday's loss and are now 11-11 vs. the division in the 1997-98 campaign.

Probable starters

F Karl Malone (26.2 ppg, 10.5 rpg)

F Adam Keefe (7.8 ppg, 5.5 rpg)

C Greg Foster (5.9 ppg, 3.3 rpg)

G Jeff Hornacek (14.1 ppg, 4.2 apg)

G John Stockton (12.3 ppg, 8.9 apg)

Blazers (40-13)

WATCH FOR: How the Blazers play without scoring leader Isaiah Rider. He will not make the trip after being suspended by coach Mike Dunleavy for being "excessively late" to practice Tuesday. . .Sabonis burned the Jazz for 25 points and 11 boards the last time he played in the Dela Center. . .This will be the first time the Jazz have played the Blazers with Stoudamire.

Probable starters

F Rasheed Wallace (14 ppg, 6.1 rpg)

F Brian Grant (11.6 ppg, 8.6 rpg)

C Stacy Augmon (5.5 ppg, 3.3 rpg)

G Arvydas Sabonis (16.2 ppg, 10.2 rpg)

G Damon Stoudamire (18.3 ppg, 8 apg)