Jazz Start Fourth Quarter On Massive Run Over Hornets
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The Utah Jazz nearly had a 20-point lead after going on a massive run to start the fourth quarter over the Charlotte Hornets.
In the first four minutes of the fourth quarter, the Jazz went on a 20-2 run and had a 111-93 lead with 8:17 left in the game against the Hornets. The Jazz ended the third quarter on a 21-9 run and held a 91-90 lead, erasing Charlotte’s double digit lead.
The fourth quarter was fun to watch as it started with Jordan Clarkson finding Rudy Gobert with an alley-oop slam. Then Clarkson hit a three-pointer. Gobert had a couple of blocked shots during the run. Former Jazzman Gordon Hayward made the Hornets’ only bucket during the run. Then Georges Niang hit a three-pointer in the left corner. Followed by a Clarkson three.
Niang made his second three before Clarkson made another triple. Then Niang made yet another shot from downtown before Mike Conley got in on the three-point party. Niang capped the run with his fourth triple. The Jazz stretch four didn’t miss a single three-pointer in the game, going 6-for-6.
The Jazz will finish their two-game homestand on Wednesday, February 24 against the Los Angeles Lakers. Tip-off is at 8 p.m. MST on ESPN.