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Jazz Guard Donovan Mitchell Converts Four-Point Play During Big Third Quarter Against Pistons

Feb 2, 2021, 10:06 PM
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Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell (45) shoots over New Orleans Pelicans guard Josh Hart (3) at Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021. (Spenser Heaps, Deseret News)
(Spenser Heaps, Deseret News)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell buried a three-pointer while getting fouled amid a big third quarter performance during Utah’s game against the Detroit Pistons.

The Jazz hosted the Pistons at Vivint Arena on Tuesday, February 2.

With 2:34 remaining in the third quarter, Mitchell put up a shot from beyond the arc at the right angle. Despite a foul from Detroit’s Josh Jackson, the Jazzman’s shot swished through the cylinder.

Mitchell’s bucket along with a made free throw gave the Jazz a 93-68 lead.

The four-point play highlighted a 15-point quarter by Mitchell.

At the end of the third quarter, Utah held a 94-77 advantage.

Mitchell led the Jazz with 30 points on 10-15 shooting, including 4-7 from three-point range.

He added six rebounds and an assist in his first 27 minutes on the hardwood.

Utah finished the first three quarters shooting 50.0 percent overall and 41.9 percent from three.

The Pistons were limited to 38.4 percent from the field, including 30.0 percent from distance.

Utah’s game against Detroit is broadcast on AT&T SportsNet and 97.5 FM.

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