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Jazz game day

PEPSI CENTER

TUESDAY, 7 p.m.

TV: FSN

Radio: KFNZ 1320; KLO 1430

Season series: 1-0

KARL MALONE JUWAN HOWARD

(19.2 ppg, 8.1 rpg) (16.9 ppg, 8.4 rpg)

MATT HARPRING RYAN BOWEN

(18.2 ppg, 7.1 rpg) (4.0 ppg, 2.8 rpg)

GREG OSTERTAG NENE HILARIO

(5.1 ppg, 5.0 rpg) (9.2 ppg, 6.0 rpg)

JOHN STOCKTON J. HARRINGTON

(10.9 ppg, 7.7 apg) (4.4 ppg, 3.0 apg)

CALBERT CHEANEY V. YARBROUGH

(8.3 ppg, 3.4 rpg) (5.4 ppg, 2.6 rpg)

GAME NOTES: The Jazz, idle since falling at Phoenix on Sunday, have lost two of four but won nine of 12. . . . Denver has dropped 19 of 23, including Monday's 89-75 loss at Minnesota. But the Nuggets have won two of four, even knocking off Portland last week. . . . Karl Malone had 21points, 10 rebounds in a November win at Denver. . . . Going into Tuesday's games, the Jazz led the league in shooting (47 percent) and assists per game (25.2). . . . Injured Nuggets include Marcus Camby, out indefinitely since October hip surgery. . . . Denver has ex-Jazz guard John Crotty on a 10-day contract.