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Thunder at JazzAt EnergySolutions Arena
Tipoff » Friday, 8:30 p.m.
TV » ROOT Sports, ESPN
Radio » 1320 AM, 1600 AM, 98.7 FM
Records » Thunder 20-5, Jazz 13-11
Last meeting » Thunder, 106-94 (March 23, 2011)
About the Thunder » Oklahoma City entered Thursday with the best record in the NBA. … The Thunder had won four of five prior to playing at Sacramento on Thursday. … OKC forward Kevin Durant was second in the NBA in average scoring (28.5), Serge Ibaka ranked third in blocks (2.68) and Russell Westbrook was fifth in steals (2).
About the Jazz » Utah has lost four of five and seven of 11. … The Jazz have scored 101 points or less in four consecutive games. … Newly signed forward DeMarre Carroll is eligibe to play, while reserve point guard Jamaal Tinsley has returned to the team.
Tinsley, who missed Tuesday night’s loss at Indiana because of a non-emergency family situation, returned to practice.
"Everything is going good," he said. "Just a personal issue I had to take care of at home, and I’m glad to be back."
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