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"We have to make sure we understand who they are," Corbin said. "They play fast. They are going to take a lot of fast shots. They are going to try and push the tempo of the game.
"We have to understand how we need to play against them. If we are going fast, we have to make sure it’s to our advantage. Otherwise, we have to slow down and make them play against our half-court sets."
Jazz vs. KnicksEnergySolutions Arena
Tipoff » 8:30 p.m.
TV » ROOT, ESPN
Radio » 1280 AM, 1600 AM, 97.5 FM
Records » Jazz 34-32; Knicks 38-26
Series series » Knicks lead 1-0
Last meeting » Knicks 113, Jazz 84 (March 9)
About the Jazz » They are 24-8 at home, 15-12 against the East and 13-11 in games decided by six points or less. ... Over the last four games, C Al Jefferson averages 11.2 points on 21 of 53 shooting. ... In the last eight games, the Jazz average 21.1 points in the first quarter.
About the Knicks » They have lost five straight in Utah, going back to Nov. 14, 2005. ... F Carmelo Anthony (knee) and C Tyson Chandler (neck) did not play in Sunday’s game against the Clippers. Their status against the Jazz is not known.
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