Utah Jazz matchup watch: Lakers’ Luol Deng vs. Jazz’s Joe Johnson

The Utah Jazz open its home slate as the Los Angeles Lakers come to town for an early season matchup.

The new-look Lakers come into the game with a 1-0 record after a knocking off the Houston Rockets 120-114 on Wednesday.

While there are more big-name players on the floor, the matchup that comes out on top is Joe Johnson and Luol Deng, which will play a big role in deciding the winner of the game.

The former Eastern Conference all-stars are both in their first year in the West and providing veteran leadership on young and up-coming teams.

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