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Lakers’ Kyle Kuzma Wears Utah Utes Jacket Prior To Game Against Jazz

Dec 4, 2019, 11:00 PM
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Donovan Mitchell #45 of the Utah Jazz attempts to drive past Kyle Kuzma #0 of the Los Angeles Lakers during a game at Vivint Smart Home Arena on December 4, 2019 in Salt Lake City, Utah. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)
(Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Former Utah Runnin’ Utes and current Los Angeles Lakers forward Kyle Kuzma wore a red Utah Utes jacket before his team faced off against the Utah Jazz.

Kuzma was seen reppin’ his college colors pregame on Wednesday, December 4.

The former Utah forward wore a red jacket with a white block “U” on the chest as he walked in Vivint Smart Home Arena prior to the Lakers’ 121-96 win over the Jazz.

Kuzma first stepped on the court midway through the first quarter of the game. He hit a buzzer-beating three-point shot at the end of the opening quarter.

He played 31 minutes in the win.

The Laker forward was 4-11 on field goals including 3-5 from three-point range for 13 points. He added 1 rebound, 4 assists, and 3 blocks in the 25 point victory.

On the season, Kuzma is averaging 10.9 points, 3.5 rebounds, and 0.9 assists in 22.4 minutes.

The Lakers improved to 19-3 on the season and 10-1 away from SoCal. They are currently tied with the Milwaukee Bucks for the best record in the NBA.

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