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Utah Jazz vs Portland Trail Blazers preview: start time, channel, injury report

It’s another chance for the Utah Jazz to win games for a potential NBA playoff push

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The Utah Jazz will get a chance for another win tonight against the Portland Trail Blazers tonight. After a tough road back-to-back, the Utah Jazz are back at home and have an opportunity to get a win they desperately need if they want to stay in contention for the play-in tournament.

There’s some intrigue in this one for Jazz fans in terms of their young draft picks that have been playing for the Salt Lake City Stars. Taylor Hendricks and Brice Sensabaugh have been playing well for the Stars and it looks like they’ll be available for this one.

With so many players out, this may be the premiere of Taylor Hendricks, something Jazz fans have been looking forward to all season. Will he get the minutes tonight against a sub-par Portland team? Seems very possible.


Game Info

Tip-off: 7:30 p.m. MT

Location: Delta Center (Salt Lake City, UT)

TV Broadcast: KJZZ and Jazz+


Injury Report

The Injury report isn’t being kind to the Jazz, who appear to be without Lauri Markkanen for at least another week. They’ll also be without Jordan Clarkson, Kelly Olynyk, and Kris Dunn in this one.

Finally, they’ll also be without Kelly Olynyk which was mentioned before.