NBA - Utah Jazz v Phoenix Suns

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2023-24 NBA

Regular Season

Utah Jazz v Phoenix Suns

Vivint Smart Home Arena

Salt Lake City, Utah

Saturday 18 November 2023


The Utah Jazz will look to outshine the Phoenix Suns when the teams meet in an NBA Regular Season game at the Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah, on the morning of Saturday 18 November 2023.


In head-to-head terms, the Jazz and the Suns have met in 196 Regular Season games since 1974, with the Phoenix team claiming 101 wins compared to 95 for the Utah franchise.


Most recent meeting

The teams’ most recent Regular Season meeting was in March 2023, with the Suns winning 117-103 away thanks to 24 points, 5 assists and 7 rebounds from star man Devin Booker.


Key players

Utah’s Lauri Markkanen and Jordan Clarkson were on fire in their win over the Memphis Grizzlies this past weekend, with each scoring 26 points and showing how one of the Jazz’s main strengths is not being overly reliant on any one player.

The Suns’ Kevin Durant recently passed the legendary Hakeem Olajuwon for 12th place on the all-time NBA points scoring list and will look to keep up the pace he is setting – which should see him crack the top 10 by the end of the current season.



An ability to hold their nerve when a game gets ‘hectic’ is a mark of this Jazz team, according to head coach Will Hardy.

“It's a good learning moment for our young players that when the game gets hectic, especially on the road, and the arena gets hectic, we have to find a way to maintain our composure,” Hardy explained.

“Obviously, at the end of the third quarter, we had five turnovers in 3 1/2 minutes, which allowed Memphis to get back in the game. Down the stretch, a lot of guys made some big plays.”

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Published: 11/15/2023