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Sacramento hosts the Utah Jazz on 3-game home skid

Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell (45) is all smiles as he back-pedals up the court after nailing a three pointer during the Utah Jazz versus Denver Nuggets NBA game at the Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, April 9, 2019. (Steve Griffin, Deseret News)

SALT LAKE CITY, UT — The Utah Jazz (4-1, first in the Western Conference) visit the Sacramento Kings (0-5, 15th in the Western Conference) on Friday night.

Sacramento comes into the matchup against Utah on a three-game losing streak on their home court.

Sacramento went 21-31 in Western Conference games and 24-17 at home in the 2018-19 season. The Kings averaged 114.2 points per game last season, 16.5 from the free throw line and 33.9 from 3-point range.

Utah finished 50-32 overall and 21-20 on the road a season ago. The Jazz averaged 111.7 points per game last season, 18.8 from the free-throw line and 36.3 from beyond the arc.

This is the second meeting between Sacramento and Utah this season. The Jazz won the last game 113-81 on Oct. 26. Bojan Bogdanovic led scoring with 26 points.

Right now on the Kings injuries list: Marvin Bagley III: out (thumb), Harry Giles III: day-to-day (knee).

Jazz Injuries: None listed.


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.