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Utah Jazz are feeling the Heat in Miami
NBA » Utah has won two of its past three games against Heat.


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Jazz at Heat

O American Airlines Arena (Miami)

Tipoff » Saturday, 5:30 p.m.

TV » ROOT. Radio » 1280 AM, 97.5 FM

Records » Jazz 14-13; Heat 17-6

Season series » First meeting

About the Jazz » Utah is 5-11 on the road, including a 104-84 loss at Indiana on Wednesday. … Al Jefferson leads the Jazz in scoring, averaging 16.8 points per game, plus 10.2 rebounds per contest. He is one of 10 players in the NBA to average a double-double. … Gordon Hayward has made just seven of his last 22 shots (31 percent). In his third season, he is a career 45.3 percent shooter.

About the Heat » Miami leads the NBA both in field-goal percentage (49.7 percent) and 3-point shooting (40.9 percent). … Chris Bosh, Dwyane Wade and LeBron James all average more than 18 points per game. … The Heat commit the fifth fewest turnovers in the league and are fourth in assists.

A closer look

» Miami’s big three of LeBron James, pictured, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh are all averaging more than 18 points per game.

» The Heat have won three straight games by double digits, including a 15-point win over the Mavericks on Thursday.

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