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2017 NBA Playoffs: How to Watch Clippers-Jazz Game 3

With the series tied 1-1, tonight could define the trajectory of both teams’ seasons.

Utah Jazz v Los Angeles Clippers - Game Two Photo by Harry How/Getty Images

Tonight, the L.A. Clippers and Utah Jazz will face off in a critical game 3. With the series tied 1-1 following a split in Los Angeles, the Clippers need to win one of the next two games in Utah in order to avoid a treacherous 3-1 deficit. The Jazz, playing without Rudy Gobert, will do their best to hold on to the narrow advantage they carved out in their game 1 buzzer-beating win.

How to Watch:

Date/Time: Friday, April 21st, 2017 at 10:00 EST (7:00 Pacific)

Venue: Vivint Smart Home Arena, Salt Lake City, Utah

Officials: Mike Callahan, Tony Brothers, Eric Lewis

TV: Prime Ticket (LAC Local), ROOT Sports (Utah Local), ESPN2

Radio: AM 570 KLAC (LA area), KZNS (Utah area)

Probable Starters:

L.A. Clippers: Chris Paul, J.J. Redick, Luc Mbah a Moute, Blake Griffin, DeAndre Jordan

Utah Jazz: George Hill, Joe Ingles, Gordon Hayward, Boris Diaw, Derrick Favors

Key Reserves:

L.A. Clippers: Raymond Felton, Jamal Crawford, Marreese Speights

Utah Jazz: Shelvin Mack, Rodney Hood, Joe Johnson, Jeff Withey

Deep Bench:

L.A. Clippers: Alan Anderson, Wesley Johnson, Paul Pierce, Brandon Bass

Utah Jazz: Raul Neto, Dante Exum, Trey Lyles,


L.A. Clippers: Austin Rivers: OUT

Utah Jazz: Alec Burks: OUT, Rudy Gobert: OUT

More Reading:

Game 3 Preview: Clippers Head to Utah to Face Jazz by Taylor Smith

The Good, Bad, and Ugly of Games 1 and 2 by Robert Flom

The Lob, The Jam, The Podcast: All Tied Up with Dr. Shapan Debnath, Robert Flom, and Adithya

Locked on Clippers (4/19): Clippers Overcome Jazz, Take Game 2 hosted by Lucas Hann

Locked on Clippers (4/20): Preparing for a Series-Defining Weekend hosted by Lucas Hann

Locked on Clippers (4/21): 11 Games in 50 Hours hosted by Lucas Hann

Game 3 Preview by DWest,

Around the NBA:

Friday Night:

Boston Celtics (0) vs Chicago Bulls (2), Game 3, 7:00 EST, ESPN

Houston Rockets (2) vs Oklahoma City Thunder (0), Game 3, 9:30 EST, ESPN


Toronto Raptors (1) vs Mikwaukee Bucks (2), Game 4, 3:00 EST, TNT

Washington Wizards (2) vs Atlanta Hawks (0), Game 3, 5:30 EST, TNT

San Antonio Spurs (2) vs Memphis Grizzlies (1), Game 4, 8:00 EST, ESPN

Golden State Warriors (2) vs Portland Trail Blazers (0), Game 3, 10:30 EST, ESPN