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Jazz Guard Jordan Clarkson Assessed Technical Foul After Shoving Referee

Dec 31, 2020, 8:07 PM | Updated: 8:18 pm
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Jordan Clarkson #00 of the Utah Jazz dribbles during a 125-105 preseason win over the LA Clippers at Staples Center on December 17, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – NBA official Karl Lane assessed Jazz guard Jordan Clarkson a technical foul after the sixth man shoved him during a play in Utah’s game against the Phoenix Suns.

The Jazz hosted the Suns at Vivint Arena on Thursday, December 31.

With 10:58 left in the second quarter, Clarkson stole an inbound pass by the Suns and lost control of the possession because of Lane’s position on the court.

Frustrated by the turnover, Clarkson shoved Lane and was immediately given a technical foul.

Fortunately for the Jazz and Clarkson, the guard was not ejected from the game.

At the time of the call, the Jazz owned a 24-23 advantage.

After Suns guard Chris Paul buried the technical free throw, the Suns and Jazz were tied at 24 apiece.

Utah’s game against Phoenix is broadcast on NBA TV, AT&T SportsNet, and 97.5 FM.

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