Donovan Mitchell Dishes Spinning Assist To Georges Niang For Wide-Open Three-Pointer
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell spun in the air and delivered an assist to a wide-open Georges Niang for a shot from behind the arc.
The Jazz faced the Nuggets in the second game of the first-round series on Wednesday, August 19.
Mitchell drove down the line and into the paint before jumping into the air and spinning around to find Niang in the corner.
— utahjazz (@utahjazz) August 19, 2020
Niang rose up and buried the triple to give Utah an 81-62 lead with 6:13 left in the third quarter.
Mitchell’s continued to produce for himself and his teammates throughout the rest of the quarter. His 21 third quarter points helped Utah to a 104-79 lead as the two teams went to the bench in preparation for the fourth quarter.
What are the Denver Nuggets going to do about Donovan Mitchell?
This man is a problem.
— KSL Sports (@kslsports) August 19, 2020
The Jazz guard ended the quarter with 27 points on 9-13 shooting.
Niang added seven points in 19 minutes off the bench.
Game 2 between the Jazz and Nuggets is broadcast on TNT, AT&T SportsNet, and 97.5 FM.
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