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Donovan Mitchell Throws Down Dunk On McGee Again

Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell (45) skies for a dunk over Los Angeles Lakers center JaVale McGee (7) as the Utah Jazz and the Las Angeles Lakers play at Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt lake City on Wednesday, March 27, 2019. (Scott G Winterton, Deseret News)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – In the final seconds of the first half, Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell attacked the rim and threw down a dunk on Los Angeles Lakers center JaVale McGee as he tried to get out of the way. The play put the Jazz up 60-53.

Mitchell didn’t score much in the first half but made it count late in the second quarter. He finished with 5 points and 3 assists on 2-of-5 shooting from the field.

Derrick Favors had 13 points to lead the Jazz, while Rudy Gobert added 10 points.

The last time the Lakers were in town, Mitchell dunked on center JaVale McGee that erupted Vivint Smart Home Arena on January 11.

The Jazz beat the Lakers 113-95. Mitchell led the way with 33 points and 9 assists.