Utah Jazz record: 15-14

Houston Rockets record:17-14


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Season series: First meeting


PAUL MILLSAP: 15.6 ppg, 9.4 rpg CHANDLER PARSONS: 7.5 ppg, 4.8 rpg

GORDON HAYWARD: 9.8 ppg, 2.8 rpg Luis SCOLA: 14.8 ppg, 5.8 rpg

AL JEFFERSON: 19.0 ppg, 9.2 rpg SAMUEL DALEMBERT: 7.3 ppg, 7.8 rpg

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RAJA BELL: 7.2 ppg, 1.1 apg KEVIN MARTIN: 18.2 ppg, 2.6 apg

DEVIN HARRIS: 8.8 ppg, 4.5 apg KYLE LOWRY: 14.8 ppg, 7.6 apg


The Jazz have only won three of 12 on the road. ... Utah went 1-2 against Houston last season, losing the final two by a combined three points. ... Ex-Celtic great/T-Wolves' GM Kevin McHale replaced Rick Adelman as the Rockets' head coach. McHale was Jazz center Al Jefferson's coach at Minnesota in 2008-09. ... Houston has lost three of four games but beat the Thunder on Wednesday.