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Jazz Forward Georges Niang Buries Consecutive Three-Pointers During Run Against Magic

Feb 27, 2021, 7:09 PM | Updated: 7:10 pm
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Utah Jazz forward Georges Niang (31) reacts to scoring a 3-pointer during an NBA game against the Charlotte Hornets at Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City on Monday, Feb. 22, 2021. Niang scored 21 points in the game. The Jazz won 132-110. (Courtesy of Deseret News)
(Courtesy of Deseret News)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Jazz forward Georges Niang connected on back-to-back three-point attempts during a big run in the second quarter of Utah’s game against the Orlando Magic.

The Magic hosted the Jazz at Amway Center on Saturday, February 27.

Midway through the second quarter, Niang helped power a 17-2 run by the Jazz.

Following a three-pointer by Jordan Clarkson, Niang buried a pair of triples less than a minute apart.

During the run, Utah connected on five three-pointers and one two-point jumper.

The stretch helped the Jazz take a 54-50 lead into halftime.

At the break, Niang had six points on 2-4 shooting off the bench.

In addition to his scoring, Niang had two rebounds and an assist.

He posted a plus-seven rating during his first 10 minutes on the court.

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

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