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Jazz Forward Bojan Bogdanovic Nutmegs Magic All-Star Nikola Vučević

Feb 27, 2021, 7:26 PM

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Utah Jazz forward Bojan Bogdanovic (44) dribbles the ball during an NBA game against the San Antonio Spurs at Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City on Friday, Feb. 21, 2020. The Jazz lost 104-113. (Courtesy of Deseret News)

(Courtesy of Deseret News)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Jazz forward Bojan Bogdanovic pulled some trickery against Magic All-Star Nikola Vučević during the second quarter of Utah’s game against Orlando.

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

With 4:42 to go in the second quarter, Bogdanovic fed Jazz center Derrick Favors with a bounce pass between Vučević’s legs. Favors received the pass and rose up for an easy basket.

Favors’ bucket stretched Utah’s lead to 41-39.

At the half, the Jazz owned a 54-50 lead.

Utah shot 44.7 percent from the field, including 32.0 percent on three-pointers during the first 24 minutes of game time.

At the half, Bogdanovic had one point on 0-4 shooting. He added one rebound and one assist in 14 minutes.

Favors had two points on 1-2 field goals during his nine first half minutes. The Jazz center also had three rebounds.

Jordan Clarkson led the Jazz with 12 points.

Utah limited Orlando to 40.9 percent shooting, including 50.0 percent on triples.

Vučević led the Magic with 18 points.

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

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