The team with the best record in the NBA, the 24–6 Utah Jazz, will host the entertaining Charlett Hornets on February 22. The Jazz want to make a comeback after suffering their second loss in the last 22 matches, while Charlotte is home to a massive win over the buzzer over the Golden State Warriors.
Both teams are loaded with young talent, and we will make a joint debut with the best players on these two rosters.
Charlotte Hornets Utah Jazz Prediction: Combined 5 Starts
The Utah Jazz have been in red-hot form, starting the season with a 4-4 record and a loss of 34 consecutive points to the Brooklyn Nets and by 12 points to the New York Knicks, both on the road. Since then, the Utah Jazz have a record of 20–2 and 11 straight wins came after their loss, and again after nine consecutive wins.
The Jazz fell to the LA Clippers in their final outing with a score of 116–112. During their impressive run in the last 22 matches, the Utah Jazz have defeated the Milwaukee Bucks twice, while the Denver Nuggets, Golden State Warriors, Dallas Mavericks, Indiana Pacers, Boston Celtics, Miami Heat, and former first seed, Philadelphia 76ers, Also lost to Utah.
The Charlotte Hornets hold a 14-15 record in the current season and seventh in the Eastern Conference itself, just one game behind the fourth-placed team, the Boston Celtics.
Charlett has been fun to watch, with Rocky LaMello running the ball show, and Gordon Hayward and Terry Rozier playing for him constantly. They are coming off with a 102–100 win over Golden State, with Rozier hitting a game-winning shot at the buzzer to complete his huge 36-point knight.
The Utah Jazz already faced the Charlotte Hornets back in the 2020–21 NBA season on February 5, and they beat them to the Beautiful, 138–121.
Without further ado, let’s take a look at a joint lineup with players from the Charlotte Hornets and Utah Jazz.
Point Guard – Lamello Ball (Charlett Hornet)
However, his numbers could improve significantly at the end of the year, as he is averaging 19/6/6 in his nine starts (and 34 minutes of play per game).
Shooting Guard – Donovan Mitchell (Utah Jazz)
Mitchell is averaging 24.6 points, four rebounds and a 43/39/83 shooting split in five campaigns. He averages 28/5/5 in the last 10 matches and the Utah Jazz are a 9-1.