The Jazz is coming off a 126-113 home win over the Cleveland Cavaliers. Rudy Gobert contributed 20 points (8-of-9 shooting), 9 rebounds and 5 blocks. Joe Ingles managed 8 assists. The Knicks are coming off a 125-123 home win over the Houston Rockets. Julius Randle was solid with 16 points (5-of-14 shooting), 4 assists and 6 offensive rebounds.
RJ Barrett Jr. delivered the goods last game sinking 27 points and driving his team to a win against the Rockets. Can he do it again? The Knicks have lost the last matchup between the teams on the road. The Knicks have won just 2 games of their last 5 contests. Just 2 wins for the Jazz in their last 5 games. Both are expected to be mostly healthy.
The Jazz is averaging 13.167 threes made, while the Knicks are averaging only 9.817. Limiting this gap in the three-point shooting will be key for the Knicks to win.
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