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Stars' Three-Game Homestand Begins Tonight

December 2, 2019 - NBA G League (G League) - Salt Lake City Stars News Release

SALT LAKE CITY - The Salt Lake City Stars, the official NBA G League affiliate of the Utah Jazz, return home to Bruin Arena for a three-game homestand beginning tonight, Monday, Dec. 2, against the Grand Rapids Drive (Detroit Pistons affiliate). The game, which is presented by Visible Supply Chain Management, tips off at 7 p.m. (MT).

The Stars have won five consecutive games, which matches the longest winning streak in the Salt Lake City Era (since 2016-17). The club owns a 5-2 (.714) record and currently sits in first place atop the Southwest Division. Salt Lake City ranks second in the league in field goal percentage (.486) and three-point shooting (.402).

Utah Jazz two-way player Justin Wright-Foreman leads the Stars with 21.3 points per game (11th-best in the NBA G League), connecting on 52.2 percent from the field and 55.9 percent from three-point range (sixth-best). Jazz two-way player Jarrell Brantley ranks second on the Stars in scoring, averaging 17.8 points per game to go with 7.0 rebounds and 1.5 steals. Stars forward William Howard, who began the season with the Jazz in training camp, leads the league in three-point shooting (.639).

Beginning tonight, the team is offering a special "Mountain Mondays" promotion each Monday, which includes one Stars game ticket and one souvenir purple mountain cup for $15 or four tickets and two souvenir cups for $30. These limited-edition cups are reusable and may be filled with $1 soda options at all Stars games at Bruin Arena this season.

Following tonight's game, the team's homestand continues with "Wizard Night presented by KeyBank" on Thursday, Dec. 5 against the South Bay Lakers (Los Angeles Lakers affiliate). The first 300 fans in attendance will receive an exclusive wand and glasses giveaway, and wizard characters will be on hand for pictures throughout the evening.

The Stars wrap up their three-game homestand this week with "Ugly Sweater Night presented by AT&T SportsNet" on Saturday, Dec. 7 against the Northern Arizona Suns (Phoenix Suns affiliate). The first 300 fans in attendance will receive an exclusive Salt Lake City Stars/Utah Jazz beanie.

All three games tip off at 7 p.m. (MT) at Bruin Arena on the campus of Salt Lake Community College in Taylorsville. The games on Dec. 2 and Dec. 7 will be streamed live on NBAGLeague.com, while the contest on Dec. 5 will be broadcast live on ESPN+.

All home games at Bruin Arena feature bounce houses, pop-a-shots, face painters and balloon artists in the Kids Zone presented by University of Utah Health. Stars home games also include appearances by Buster, the team's mascot, and either the Zyia Active Jazz Dancers or Stars Stunt Team. At the conclusion of every home game, select Stars players participate in a postgame autograph session for fans on the court.

Tickets for the Stars' three-game homestand are still available at slcstars.com.


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