Jazz open season against Oklahoma City

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) – The Utah Jazz will open the season against the Oklahoma City in Salt Lake City.

After the home opener on Oct. 30 against Kevin Durant and the Thunder, the Jazz play five of their next six games on the road.

The NBA schedule was released by the league Tuesday night.

One of the toughest stretches for the young Jazz will be in December when they play eight of 10 games on the road. Those road games include a matchup against the NBA champion Miami Heat on Dec. 16.

The Jazz host LeBron James and the Heat in Salt Lake City on Feb. 8.

The Jazz finish the season playing five of their final eight games at home. The team’s season finale is April 16 at Minnesota.

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