The Utah Jazz and Philadelphia 76ers will play at the Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City on Saturday, continuing the 2022–2023 NBA season.
Joel Embiid READY, Mike Conley OUT for Jazz – 76ers
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- Injury Update for Jazz
The Utah Jazz were hoping to win their second straight home game against the Orlando Magic on Friday night.
On Tuesday, the Jazz defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 116-114 at home.
Jordan Clarkson’s game-high 32 points, six rebounds, and four assists helped Utah beat Donovan Mitchell’s 46 points.
Lauri Markkanen had 25 points and 16 rebounds in the Cavaliers win, while Nickeil Alexander-Walker, Malik Beasley, and Mike Conley each scored 13 points.
The Jazz had 15 offensive boards, a 21-16 assist-to-turnover ratio, and 10-for-36 from deep and 30-for-37 from the line.
|Udoka Azubuike||C||Fri, Jan 13||Covid-19||Expected to be out until at least Jan 14|
|Mike Conley||PG||Fri, Jan 13||Rest||Expected to be out until at least Jan 14|
|Kelly Olynyk||PF||Wed, Jan 11||Ankle||Expected to be out until at least Jan 18|
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- Injury Update for 76ers
On Thursday, the Philadelphia 76ers were defeated by the Oklahoma City Thunder in a humiliating fashion.
The Sixers, who were favored by 10 points to win at home, had a poor defensive performance, which allowed the Thunder to make 51.2% of their shots.
Even though they only forced 11 turnovers, Philadelphia sent Oklahoma City to the free throw line 33 times while they themselves only turned the ball over 11 times.
In the game against the Thunder, Joel Embiid had a shooting performance of 10-for-17 from the field and a perfect 10-for-10 from the free throw line, which led to a total of 30 points scored.
James Harden recorded a double-double on the night by scoring 24 points, dishing out 15 assists, and grabbing 10 rebounds in addition to his two assists.
|Tobias Harris||PF||Fri, Jan 13||Knee||Game Time Decision|