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Jazz Break NBA Record For Most Three-Pointers Made In Half Against Magic

Donovan Mitchell #45 of the Utah Jazz shoots over Taurean Prince #12 of the Cleveland Cavaliers during a game at Vivint Smart Home Arena on March 29, 2021 in Salt Lake City, Utah. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The Utah Jazz broke the NBA record for the most three-pointers made in any half during the first half against the Orlando Magic.

The Jazz hosted the Magic at Vivint Arena on Saturday, April 3.

During the first 24 minutes of action, Utah buried 18 triples. The league’s previous record was 17 three-pointers by the 2018 Golden State Warriors.

The Jazz’s previous franchise record for three-pointers made in a half was 15.

The previous franchise record for triples connected in a first half was 14.

At halftime, the Jazz held a 78-40 lead over the Magic.

The Jazz finished shooting 56.0 percent overall and 18-31 for 58.1 percent from downtown.

In the half, Utah led by Donovan Mitchell’s 22 points.

Mitchell connected on 6-7 three-point attempts.

Joe Ingles buried four threes.

Jordan Clarkson made three triples.

Bojan Bogdanovic, Georges Niang, and Miye Oni also buried three-point shots.

The Jazz’s franchise record for three-pointers made in a game is 28. The NBA record is 29.

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