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Hood, Favors out for Utah vs. Phoenix

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The Suns will face another depleted squad.

Portland Trail Blazers v Utah Jazz Photo by Gene Sweeney Jr/Getty Images

For the second straight preseason matchup, the Phoenix Suns will see a stripped down version of their opponent.

Two days after the Suns scored a 91-85 home victory over a San Antonio Spurs squad minus LaMarcus Aldridge, Pau Gasol, Manu Ginobili, Danny Green, Patty Mills, and Tony Parker, Phoenix welcomes a hobbled Utah Jazz team to Talking Stick Resort Arena.

Las season Derrick Favors was Utah’s second leading scorer at 16.4 points per game. Rodney Hood was third at 14.5 points per contest. The Jazz fell to the Portland Trail Blazers 98-89 on Monday in the team’s preseason opener.

Tip off for Wednesday is scheduled for 7pm PT.