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Utah Jazz vs Golden State Warriors: Game Thread

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Utah Jazz (49-31) @ Golden State Warriors (66-14)ORACLE Arena | Oakland, California8:30 p.m. (MT) | ROOT Sports | 1280 AM / 97.5 FM

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This is the second last game of the 2016-2017 Utah Jazz season. They are on the road facing the defending Western Conference champs, the Golden State Warriors. This game starts after my bed time.

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Team Breakdown:

The Jazz are playing their third game in four nights, and look to at least lean on the fact that if the lost tonight a) they are still in the playoffs, b) they can't be worse than 5th, and c) they'll still finish the season 21-20 on the road. Not bad. The Warriors suck, so I'm not even going to talk about them.

Don Nelson is a charlatan and a coward. And all of his teams were too.

Fan Map:

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Somehow not as many fans as I had expected.

Assumed Starters:

  • PG: Dante Exum vs Stephen Curry
  • SG: Joe Ingles vs Ian Clark (?)
  • SF: Joe Johnson vs Kevin Durant
  • PF: Boris Diaw vs Draymond Green
  • C: Rudy Gobert vs Zaza Pachulia

Injuries / Absences / Rest:

  • PG: Stephen Curry (GSW, Will play), George Hill (UTA, Questionable), Raul Neto (UTA, OUT)
  • SG: Klay Thompson (GSW, REST), Rodney Hood (UTA, OUT)
  • SF: Kevin Durant (GSW, Will play), Gordon Hayward (UTA, OUT), Matt Barnes (GSW, OUT)
  • PF: Derrick Favors (UTA, OUT), Kevon Looney (GSW, OUT)
  • C:

GO JAZZ GO!

Poll

UTA at GSW - How long will the score be close?

This poll is closed

  • 42%
    All game long!
    (49 votes)
  • 7%
    Up until the fourth
    (9 votes)
  • 7%
    3rd quarter collapse
    (8 votes)
  • 10%
    Keep it close until they pull away at half
    (12 votes)
  • 31%
    Before tip-off it will be tied
    (36 votes)
114 votes total Vote Now