EnergySolutions Arena will host a showdown between the Utah Jazz and the Indiana Pacers, the team with the best record in the league. The Jazz have really struggled as they come into this matchup with a record of 4-15. On the other hand, the visiting Pacers look to continue to move further above .500, entering today's game with a 16-2 record. They have played great basketball lately, winning eight out of their last 10. This game is slated to start at 9:00 pm EST and it will be covered by FSN-IN and ROOT-RM.
After beating the Rockets, 109-103, the Jazz look for another solid effort. With 29 points, Gordon Hayward was the leading scorer for the Utah. Meanwhile, the Pacers are coming off a 106-102 loss against the Portland Trail Blazers. Paul George had a team-high 43 points.
It could be a mistake-prone game for Utah offense, which ranks 29th in the league in ball protection (TO% of 17.0%). They'll be facing the ball-hawking Indiana defense, which forces the third-most turnovers in the NBA (18.9%).
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