The Los Angeles Clippers beat the teams with the two best records in the Western Conference in their last two games. On Wednesday night in Salt Lake City, the Clippers get a chance at the No. 5 Utah Jazz, who are 12-7 on the season. Here are the relevant details of Wednesday night's game.
Records: Clippers (12-6); Jazz (12-7)
Location: Energy Solutions Arena in Salt Lake City
Time: 7:30 p.m. PST
TV & Streaming: ESPN and ESPN3.com, with Terry Gannon and Chris Mullin on the call and Heather Cox reporting from the sideline; locally the game will also be on Prime Ticket, with Ralph Lawler and Michael Smith on the call.
Offensive Efficiency: Clippers, 107.5 points per 100 possessions (fifth in NBA); Utah, 104.7 (10th)
Defensive Efficiency: Utah, 103.4 (19th); Clippers, 105.4 (25th)
Home/Road: Utah is 10-3 at home this season, and have won their last two home games; the Clippers are 2-4 on the road, winning their last away game.
Two Decades Of Fail: The Clippers have lost an amazing 16 straight games in Utah, and 42 of their last 43 regular season games in Salt Lake City.
Five Figures: Caron Butler on Monday became the 47th active NBA player to score 10,000 points (and the 307th NBA player ever to do so).
Hot Shooting: The Clippers hit a season-high 14 three-pointers on Sunday against Denver, then hit 13 more Monday night in a win over Oklahoma City. In their last two games the Clippers have made 27 of 55 shots from three-point range (49.0%).
Lob City: The Clippers have two of the top four in the NBA in slam dunks this season, with Blake Griffin third at 47 dunks and DeAndre Jordan fourth at 42. JaVale McGee of the Washington Wizards leads the NBA with 49 dunks this season.
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