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HOMECOURT ADVANTAGE

Since the 1983-84 season, the team with homecourt advantage has won its NBA conference semifinals series 79-percent of the time. Overall, the team with homecourt advantage is 73-19 in the conference semifinal series.

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NBA PLAYOFF BRACKET
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PLAYER MATCHUPS

WARRIORS JAZZ
B. DavisB. Davis
Points: 20.1
Rebounds: 4.4
Assists: 8.1
PGD. WilliamsD. Williams
Points: 16.2
Rebounds: 3.3
Assists: 9.3
M. EllisM. Ellis
Points: 16.5
Rebounds: 3.2
Assists: 4.1
SGD. FisherD. Fisher
Points: 10.1
Rebounds: 1.8
Assists: 3.3
J. RichardsonJ. Richardson
Points: 16.0
Rebounds: 5.1
Assists: 3.4
SFA. KirilenkoA. Kirilenko
Points: 8.3
Rebounds: 4.7
Assists: 2.9
S. JacksonS. Jackson
Points: 15.5
Rebounds: 3.0
Assists: 3.8
PFC. BoozerC. Boozer
Points: 20.9
Rebounds: 11.7
Assists: 3.0
A. HarringtonA. Harrington
Points: 16.5
Rebounds: 6.4
Assists: 1.9
CM. OkurM. Okur
Points: 17.6
Rebounds: 7.2
Assists: 2.0

TEAM STATS (Regular Season)

  WARRIORS JAZZ
PPG 106.5 101.5
RPG 41.4 42.5
APG 23.8 24.7
FG% 46.268 47.427
FT% 71.699 74.330
3P% .356 .335

SEASON SERIES

Series tied 2-2
Nov 4, 2006 @UTAH 106, GS 82Recap | Box Score
Nov 25, 2006 @GS 91, UTAH 78Recap | Box Score
Mar 20, 2007 @UTAH 104, GS 100Recap | Box Score
Apr 9, 2007 @GS 126, UTAH 102Recap | Box Score

PLAYOFF HISTORY

GSW UTH
Championships: 1 Championships: 0
Last Championship: 1975 Last Championship: N/A
Last Season:
Did not qualify
Last Season:
Did not qualify

Injury Report

GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS

gsw No recent injuries

UTAH JAZZ

uth No recent injuries

Traveling Call

Mavs ready to face music Being whistled for traveling is a good thing in the playoffs. Where will you be watching? From your couch? Or from the high-intensity confines of a postseason arena alongside thousands of other adrenaline-fueled hoops junkies?

Be There: Playoff Travel Guide