Mike Conley Sparks Big Jazz Run In Third Quarter Against Knicks
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Mike Conley had a big third quarter that sparked a big run for the Utah Jazz against the New York Knicks on Tuesday night in Salt Lake City.
Utah Jazz guard Mike Conley scored 14 of his 16 points in the third quarter against the Knicks and trailed by one point entering the fourth quarter. Conley was the only player in double figures in that quarter from either team. The Jazz started the third quarter on a 20-8 run.
Bojan Bogdanovic added 8 points, including two three-pointers. Donovan Mitchell and Joe Ingles each dropped 3 points. Rudy Gobert chipped in 4 points and 7 rebounds in the quarter. Royce O’Neale chipped in a bucket.
The Knicks were up by 13 in the first half after Austin Rivers made 15 straight shots between the last two meetings with the Knicks. He made his last five shots of the game on January 6 and his first 10 buckets on Tuesday night in Salt Lake City.
In the third quarter, Rivers didn’t score and missed his two shot attempts. Utah outscored the Knicks 34-22 in the third quarter.
The Jazz are on their fourth game of their six-game homestand. They will play the last two games of the homestand against the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday, January 27 at 7 p.m. MST and Friday, January 29 at 8 p.m. MST.