Utah Jazz Guard Donovan Mitchell Buries Three-Pointer Over Heat Star Jimmy Butler

Feb 26, 2021, 8:02 PM | Updated: 8:55 pm
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Donovan Mitchell #45 of the Utah Jazz drives to the basket against Jimmy Butler #22 of the Miami Heat during the third quarter at American Airlines Arena on February 26, 2021 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)
(Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell buried a three-pointer over Heat forward Jimmy Butler as part of a big third quarter during Utah’s game against Miami.

The Heat hosted the Jazz on Friday, February 26.

With 5:41 remaining in the third quarter, Mitchell rose up from the far corner and connected on a triple over the Miami All-Star.

Mitchell’s three was part of a 12-point quarter by the Jazzman.

After Utah trailed by four points at halftime, Mitchell and the Jazz exploded for 41 points over the following 12 minutes of action.

At the end of the third quarter, the Jazz trailed the Heat, 96-94.

Mitchell had 24 points on 10-18 shooting, including 2-5 from beyond the arc during the first 36 minutes of game time.

The Jazz shot 47.8 percent from the field but allowed the Heat to go for a blistering 51.5 percent.

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

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