Phoenix SunsFriday, 8:30 p.m.
America West Arena> Season Series: Jazz lead 2-1
Radio: KFAN (1320 AM)
TV: TNT/KJZZ, Ch. 14
Home: 36-5 Away: 25-14
Streak: Won 2 Last 10: 8-2
This time last year: 62-18
The pace (plus/minus): minus 1
WATCH FOR: Greg Foster to crash the boards. He pulled down a career-high 15 the last time the Jazz faced the Suns, a 92-73 Utah win in the Delta Center on March 24. . .The Jazz need a win in order to maintain their hopes of finishing with the best record in the NBA. . .Utah closes out the 1997-98 regular season Sunday at the Great Western Forum against the Lakers. . .The Jazz have won nine of their past 12 games with the Suns.
F Karl Malone (27.1 ppg, 10.4 rpg)
F Adam Keefe (8.4 ppg, 5.6 rpg)
C Greg Foster (5.8 ppg, 3.6 rpg)
G Jeff Hornacek (14.4 ppg, 4.3 apg)
G John Stockton (12.2 ppg, 8.6 apg)
WATCH FOR: The Suns to be hot. Phoenix has won 10 straight games and is trying to fend off San Antonio for home-court advantage in their first-round NBA playoff series. . .A victory will give the Suns a 2-2 split with the Jazz this season. . .All-Star Jason Kidd is averaging 11.4 ponts, 9 assists and 6.2 rebounds this season. . .Phoenix concudes its regular season Sunday at Houston.
F Anotnio McDyess (15.1 ppg, 7.7 rpg)
F George McCloud(7 ppg, 3.4 rpg)
C Cliff Robinson (13.8 ppg, 5.1 rpg)
G Rex Chapman (15.8 ppg, 3 apg)
G Jason Kidd (11.4 ppg, 9 apg)