Atlanta Hawks (5-5, eighth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Utah Jazz (7-4, fourth in the Western Conference)
Salt Lake City; Friday, 9 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Utah comes into a matchup against Atlanta as winners of three games in a row.
Utah went 44-28 overall in the 2019-20 season while going 23-12 at home. The Jazz gave up 108.8 points per game while committing 20.4 fouls last season.
Atlanta went 20-47 overall a season ago while going 6-27 on the road. The Hawks averaged 111.8 points per game while shooting 44.9% from the field and 33.3% from 3-point range last season.
The matchup Friday is the first meeting of the season between the two teams.
INJURIES: Jazz: Juwan Morgan: day to day (health and safety protocols), Jarrell Brantley: day to day (not with team), Joe Ingles: day to day (achilles).
Hawks: Onyeka Okongwu: day to day (foot), Kris Dunn: out (right ankle), Clint Capela: day to day (hand), Bogdan Bogdanovic: out (knee), Danilo Gallinari: out (ankle), Rajon Rondo: day to day (knee).