Utah Jazz Post Worst Scoring Quarters Of First Round During Opening Half Of Game Seven

Sep 1, 2020, 7:59 PM | Updated: Sep 2, 2020, 11:39 pm

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The Utah Jazz recorded their worst offensive quarters of the first round series against the Denver Nuggets during the opening half of Game 7.

The Jazz played the Nuggets in the final game of the best-of-seven first round series on Tuesday, September 1.

During the first quarter, the Jazz scored a series-low 21 points and trailed the Nuggets by five at the end of the first 12 minutes of action.

The second quarter didn’t go any better.

Utah followed up the 21 point quarter with a new low of 15 points.

The Jazz trailed the Nuggets 50-36 at halftime.

By comparison, the Jazz scored 63 points during the first half of Game 6, which they ended up losing by 10 points.

It was the fewest points by Utah during the first half of a playoff game since 2012.

During the first 24 minutes of game time, Utah shot 38.9 percent from the field, including 26.3 percent on three pointers.

Denver outshot Utah by shooting 46.2 percent overall and 33.3 percent from beyond the arc.

Nuggets center Nikola Jokic scored a first half-high 13 points. Denver’s Jamal Murray added 10 points.

Utah was led by Jordan Clarkson’s 10 points off the bench.

Jazz All-Stars Donovan Mitchell and Rudy Gobert each went to the bench midway through the second quarter with three fouls.

Mitchell scored 7 points in 18 minutes. Gobert added 6 points, all of which came during the first quarter.

Game 7 between the Jazz and Nuggets is broadcast on ABC, AT&T SportsNet, and 97.5 FM.

  • Utah Jazz Scoreboard

  • Utah Jazz Team Leaders

  • Utah Jazz Standings

Utah Jazz

Utah Jazz general manager Justin Zanik...

Ben Anderson

Jazz GM Justin Zanik Returns To Team Post Kidney Surgery

Utah Jazz general manager Justin Zanik has rejoined the team after undergoing a kidney transplant in April.

18 hours ago

Donovan Clingan #32 of the Connecticut Huskies...

Ben Anderson

Utah Jazz Draft Prospect: UConn C Donovan Clingan

UConn guard Donovan Clingan is projected to be selected in the lottery of the 2024 NBA Draft where the Utah Jazz own the tenth pick.

2 days ago

Stephon Castle #5 of the Connecticut Huskies dunks the ball...

Ben Anderson

Utah Jazz Draft Prospect: UConn G Stephon Castle

UConn guard Stephon Castle is projected to be selected in the lottery of the 2024 NBA Draft where the Utah Jazz own the tenth pick.

3 days ago


Ben Anderson

Utah Jazz Mailbag: Would Title Change Legacies Of Gobert, Conley?

Welcome to the Utah Jazz mailbag where every week our NBA insiders answer your questions on social media about your favorite team.

4 days ago

Jazz Gaming NBA 2K League...

Chandler Holt

NBA 2K League’s Jazz Gaming Looks To Make Noise In Return To Utah

Jazz Gaming, the official NBA 2K League affiliate of the Utah Jazz, made its return to SLC and kicked off its season this month.

4 days ago

Rudy Gobert #27 of the Minnesota Timberwolves celebrates with Mike Conley #10...

Ben Anderson

Will NBA Parity Help The Utah Jazz?

The dynasty era in the NBA appears to finally be over, and newfound parity should be good news for the Utah Jazz.

5 days ago

Sponsored Articles

Follow @kslsports...

KSL Give-A-Thon

The KSL Sports Zone, KSL 5 TV, FM100.3, 103.5 The Arrow, and KSL NewsRadio have teamed up to raise money for the kids being served by Primary Children’s Care!


KSL Sports

KSL Sports Newsletter: Sign Up Now

Sign up today for the KSL Sports newsletter. Get the latest Utah sports news delivered to your inbox.


KSL Sports

Jazz Notes Newsletter: Sign Up Now

Sign up today for the Jazz Notes newsletter. Get insider analysis, game recaps and opportunities to win tickets!

Follow @kslsports...

The Road Home Mediathon 2023

The KSL Sports Zone and KSLSports.com are proud to support the all-day Mediathon 2023 at the Road Home, an annual tradition to raise money and other essential items for the Road Home, a Homeless Shelter.

3 kids wearing real salt lake jerseys smiling...

Real Salt Lake

6 Reasons You Need to Experience a RSL Matchday

RSL Games are a great way to spend time with your family with fun activities, good food, and traditions you can only experience at the field.

High angle view of the beautiful Rose Bowl Stadium...

KSL Digital Sales

How to Prepare for the 2023 Rose Bowl

Everything you need to know to plan your 2023 Rose Bowl trip in Pasadena, California. This year, the Utes will face Penn State.

Utah Jazz Post Worst Scoring Quarters Of First Round During Opening Half Of Game Seven