Donovan Mitchell Looks Unguardable In Opening Minutes Of Jazz/Grizzlies Game
Mar 27, 2021, 7:43 PM | Updated: 7:45 pm
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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell looked unguardable during the opening minutes of Utah’s game against the Memphis Grizzlies.
The Jazz hosted the Grizzlies at Vivint Arena on Saturday, March 27.
Mitchell burst for 16 points during the first quarter of action.
Another hot start for Donovan Mitchell against the @memgrizz. He's got 13 points to match Memphis total.
— KSL Sports (@kslsports) March 28, 2021
The Jazz guard scored 13 of Utah’s first 20 points.
Mitchell started the contest shooting 4-4 overall and 2-2 on three-pointers.
I actually really like Brooks game, but Donovan Mitchell has taken it to him the last two nights.
— Ben Anderson (@BensHoops) March 28, 2021
As a team, the shot Jazz 71.4 percent to start the game, including 3-3 from downtown.
13 points in four and a half minutes. seems good. pic.twitter.com/olWZ3qlHq2
— utahjazz (@utahjazz) March 28, 2021
At the end of the quarter, Utah owned a 39-19 lead.
The Jazz cooled off a tad and shot 56.5 percent for the quarter and 5-10 from distance.
Mitchell finished the quarter 5-6 on field goals. He also had one assist and a steal.
The fourth-year guard recorded a plus-nine rating in nine minutes.
This season, Mitchell is averaging 25.6 points per contest. That mark ranks No. 12 in the NBA.
Utah’s game against Memphis is broadcast on AT&T SportsNet and 97.5 FM.
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