Knicks take on the Jazz for cross-conference contest
Utah Jazz (41-29, seventh in the Western Conference) vs. New York Knicks (14-57, 15th in the Eastern Conference)
New York; Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: New York and Utah square off in non-conference action.
The Knicks are 7-26 on their home court. New York is 5-34 in games decided by at least 10 points.
The Jazz are 18-17 on the road. Utah is 39-17 when scoring more than 100 points. In their last meeting on Dec. 29, the Jazz won 129-97. Rudy Gobert led Utah with 25 points.
TOP PERFORMERS: Damyean Dotson leads the Knicks with 1.7 made 3-pointers and averages 10.8 points while shooting 38.4 percent from beyond the arc. Mitchell Robinson has averaged 7.4 rebounds and added 6.7 points per game over the last 10 games for New York.
Donovan Mitchell leads the Jazz averaging 23.5 points and grabbing 4.0 rebounds. Gobert is shooting 66.6 percent and has averaged 15.1 points over the last 10 games for Utah.
LAST 10 GAMES: Jazz: 7-3, averaging 110.9 points, 48.5 rebounds, 27.5 assists, 7.9 steals and seven blocks per game while shooting 46.1 percent from the field. Their opponents have averaged 103.6 points on 43.6 percent shooting.
Knicks: 1-9, averaging 101.2 points, 45.2 rebounds, 20.2 assists, 5.7 steals and 5.5 blocks per game while shooting 43.5 percent from the field. Their opponents have averaged 114.3 points on 47.9 percent shooting.
Knicks Injuries: Dennis Smith Jr.: out (back), Noah Vonleh: day to day (right ankle), Frank Ntilikina: day to day (groin).
Jazz Injuries: Dante Exum: out (right knee pain), Derrick Favors: day to day (hamstring).