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In his second season, Kanter averages 7.2 points and 4.3 rebounds as the fourth member of coach Tyrone Corbin’s center-power forward rotation, which also includes Al Jefferson, Paul Millsap and Derrick Favors.
Jazz vs. Oklahoma CityTuesday at EnergySolutions Arena
Tipoff » 7 p.m.
TV » ROOT Sports
Radio » 1280 AM, 1600 AM, 97.5 FM
Records » Jazz 41-37, Oklahoma City, 56-21
Season series » Oklahoma City, 2-1
Last meeting » Oklahoma City, 110-87 (March 13)
About the Jazz » They have won seven of their last eight games. ... Since March 1, they are 8-2 at home. ... All five Jazz starters average in double figures, including C Al Jefferson (17.5), F Paul Millsap (14.9), F Gordon Hayward (14.4), G Mo Williams (12.7) and G Randy Foye (10.7).
About the Thunder » They are 6-2 in their last eight games. ... Since March 1, they are 7-4 on the road. ... They come off a 125-120 home loss to New York. ... They are led by F Kevin Durant (28.4) and G Russell Westbrook (23.8). ... They average 106 points a game on 48.3 percent shooting.
Jazz lock up at least .500
The Jazz’s victory at Golden State was their 41st of the season, meaning they are guaranteed to finish with at least a .500 record for the 28th time in the last 30 years.
Since 1983-84, Utah has ended up under .500 only two times: 26-56 in 2004-05 and 39-43 in 2010-11.
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