Markkanen, Jazz to host Rozier and the Hornets

Charlotte Hornets (13-34, 14th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Utah Jazz (24-25, ninth in the Western Conference)

Salt Lake City; Monday, 9 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Utah and Charlotte square off in non-conference action.

The Jazz have gone 15-9 at home. Utah is sixth in the NBA with 117.5 points and is shooting 47.2% from the field.

The Hornets are 8-18 on the road. Charlotte ranks fourth in the Eastern Conference with 25.4 assists per game led by Terry Rozier averaging 5.3.

TOP PERFORMERS: Lauri Markkanen is averaging 24.8 points and 8.7 rebounds for the Jazz. Jordan Clarkson is averaging 23.1 points over the last 10 games for Utah.

Rozier is averaging 21.3 points and 5.3 assists for the Hornets. LaMelo Ball is averaging 23.0 points over the last 10 games for Charlotte.

LAST 10 GAMES: Jazz: 5-5, averaging 118.5 points, 47.2 rebounds, 25.0 assists, 5.9 steals and 5.2 blocks per game while shooting 47.6% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 116.5 points per game.

Hornets: 3-7, averaging 117.3 points, 42.2 rebounds, 26.8 assists, 8.5 steals and 4.7 blocks per game while shooting 48.1% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 122.0 points.

INJURIES: Jazz: Kelly Olynyk: out (ankle).

Hornets: Kelly Oubre Jr.: out (hand), Cody Martin: out (knee), LaMelo Ball: out (ankle).

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

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