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Donovan Mitchell Dunks On Lakers Center JaVale McGee

Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell (45) throws down a huge dunk over Los Angeles Lakers center JaVale McGee (7) during the Los Angeles Lakers versus the Utah Jazz at Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City on Friday, Jan. 11, 2019. (Steve Griffin, Deseret News)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – In the second quarter of the Utah Jazz game against the Los Angeles Lakers, Donovan Mitchell fired up the crowd with a monstrous slam dunk over Lakers’ seven-foot center JaVale McGee.

The dunk put the Jazz up 53-37 that started a momentum swing for Utah to put their lead to 21 points. Mitchell scored 19 points in the first half and Utah held a 62-41 lead at halftime.


Media and fans reacted to the spectacular dunk.


Seconds later, Mitchell blocked a shot from former Ute Kyle Kuzma.