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The Utah Jazz (9-1) maintained the best record in the NBA with 20 percent of the regular season complete after a 104-89 win over the winless Los Angeles Clippers.
Karl Malone led all scorers with 20 points and a team-high 10 rebounds. Shandon Anderson had a season-high 17 points. John Stockton played just 18 minutes as the Jazz had the game in hand.