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An Embiid-less game from the birthplace of jazz music, Salt Lake City.

NBA: Utah Jazz at Philadelphia 76ers
Return of the Mack, once again.
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Game Info

  • Date: December 29, 2016
  • Time: 9:00 p.m. EST
  • Place: Vivint Smart Home Arena
  • Channel: CSN

The Bad Guys: SLC Dunk

Probable Starters

  • Philadelphia: Sergio Rodriguez, Nik Stauskas, Robert Covington , Ersan Ilyasova, Jahlil Okafor
  • Utah: George Hill, Rodney Hood, Gordon Hayward, Derrick Favors, Rudy Gobert

Injuries

Philadelphia

  • Joel Embiid is out resting on the first half of a back-to-back. He will play tomorrow against Denver
  • Gerald Henderson will be out with a hip injury. He’s expected to be out tomorrow as well.
  • Ben Simmons remains out with his foot injury.
  • Jerryd Bayless is out for the season after wrist surgery.

Utah

  • George Hill is questionable after missing 13 games with a toe injury. If he is out, FORMER SIXER Shelvin Mack will likely start.
  • Alec Burks is out, but could return next week after ankle surgery in November. He has yet to play this season.