Jazz Tie Franchise Record, Torch Lakers With Barrage Of First Half Three-Pointers

Feb 24, 2021, 9:20 PM
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Jordan Clarkson #00 of the Utah Jazz shoots over Wesley Matthews #9 of the Los Angeles Lakers during a game at Vivint Smart Home Arena on February 24, 2021 in Salt Lake City, Utah. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)
(Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The Utah Jazz tied a franchise record with the number of three-pointers made during the first half against the Los Angeles Lakers.

The Jazz hosted the Lakers at Vivint Arena on Wednesday, February 24.

During the opening 24 minutes of action, Utah tied a franchise record by connecting on 14 triples in the first half.

Mike Conley led the Jazz with four makes from beyond the arc.

Jordan Clarkson and Bojan Bogdanovic each buried three shots from distance.

Royce O’Neale drained a pair of triples.

Donovan Mitchell and Joe Ingles also made one three apiece.

Utah finished the first half with a 63-47 lead over last season’s champions.

The Jazz shot 56.1 percent overall and 60.9 percent from downtown.

Los Angeles with limited to 44.2 percent shooting, including 35.7 percent from three.

The Lakers were led by LeBron James’ 10 points on 4-6 field goals.

Utah’s game against Los Angeles is broadcast on ESPN, AT&T SportsNet, and 97.5 FM.

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