Playing four games in five nights is difficult enough, but the Utah Jazz will test their stamina in order to complete the stretch.
Fresh off playing one of the longest games in NBA history, Utah visits the New Jersey Nets on Monday night seeking its sixth win in seven meetings.
The Jazz (26-23), one of three teams tied for seventh place in the Western Conference, had their season-high six-game winning streak snapped with a 139-133 quadruple-overtime loss to Atlanta on Sunday.
It tied for the third-longest game in league history and was only the ninth ever to go into four overtimes. Phoenix beat Portland on Nov. 14, 1997, in the most recent occurrence.
Al Jefferson scored 28 points and grabbed 17 rebounds, while Paul Millsap added 25 points and 13 boards.
''We'll take a moral victory out of this one,'' Millsap said. ''This was a good ball team we played tonight. They played excellent defense. We just didn't get it done.''
Jefferson dismissed questions about fatigue leading into...