Will Collin Sexton and Jae’Sean Tate PERFORMING on Thursday’s game? Injury Update for Jazz – Rockets

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The Utah Jazz will travel to Houston, TX on Thursday to face the Houston Rockets. This will be the third and final meeting between these two teams this season, with the Jazz winning the previous meeting.

Collin Sexton and Jae’Sean Tate OUT for Jazz vs. Rockets

Collin Sexton and Jae'Sean Tate OUT for Jazz vs. Rockets

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  • Utah Jazz

The Jazz enter this game after a loss to the Sacramento Kings. They struggled on defense, and they’ll need to get more consistent stops in this one if they want to challenge the Rockets on the road.

The Utah Jazz are currently 6.5 games behind the first-place Denver Nuggets in the Western Conference standings.

On offense, they average 117.2 points per game and shoot 47% from the field. This is the fourth-highest team scoring average and the 15th-highest team shooting percentage.

The Jazz are allowing 116.6 points per game on defense, and their opponents are shooting 48.5% from the field. This is the 25th lowest shooting percentage allowed and the 23rd fewest points allowed per game.

Injury Report

Collin Sexton (PF) and Johnny Juzang (SG) are both out with hamstring injuries.

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  • Houston Rockets

The Rockets come into this game after a loss to the Dallas Mavericks. They didn’t look great on offense, shooting only 31% from three-point range. If they want to compete with the Jazz at home, they will need to be more efficient in this game.

The Houston Rockets are currently in last place in the Western Conference, 15 games behind the Denver Nuggets. On offense, they average 109.3 points per game and shoot 44.4% from the field. This is the second-lowest point total per game and the lowest team shooting percentage.

The Rockets have allowed 115.7 points per game this season, and their opponents have shot 47.2% from the field. This ranks 19th in terms of points allowed per game and 18th in terms of shooting percentage allowed.

Injury Report

Jae’Sean Tate (SF) is out with an ankle injury.

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