Ersan Ilyasova Buries Five Three-Pointers To Start Game Against Lakers

Apr 17, 2021, 3:06 PM | Updated: 3:23 pm
Ersan Ilyasova - Utah Jazz...
Ersan Ilyasova #77 of the Utah Jazz in action during a game against the Indiana Pacers at Vivint Smart Home Arena on April 16, 2021 in Salt Lake City, Utah. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)
(Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Jazz center Ersan Ilyasova connected on five consecutive shots from beyond the arc to begin Utah’s game against the Los Angeles Lakers.

The Lakers hosted the Jazz at Staples Center on Saturday, April 17.

Ilyasova started the contest 5-5 from distance for 15 points.

38 seconds into the contest, Ilyasova rose up and buried a shot from 25 feet out.

With 10:30 remaining in the quarter, the center connected from downtown again.

20 seconds later, Ilyasova buried his third triple.

With 1:19 left in the quarter, Ilyasova put up another shot from distance.

Less than 30 seconds later, the big man buried another triple.

Ilyasova’s 15 points helped the Jazz to 35-34 lead at the end of the first quarter.

He also had one steal in seven minutes on the court.

The early shots had fellow Jazzman Donovan Mitchell posting about Ilyasova’s triples.

Mitchell missed the game with a right ankle sprain.

This season, Ilyasova is averaging 2.1 points per game on 27.8 percent shooting.

He also averages 1.3 rebounds and 0.3 assists in 6.4 minutes per contest.

Ilyasova has appeared in nine games for the Jazz this season.

Utah’s game against Los Angeles is broadcast on ESPN and 97.5 FM.

  • Utah Jazz Scoreboard

  • Utah Jazz Team Leaders

  • Utah Jazz Standings

Utah Jazz

Jordan Clarkson - Utah Jazz...
Ben Anderson

Report: Jordan Clarkson Will Play For Philippines At World Cup Qualifiers

Utah Jazz guard Jordan Clarkson will play for the Philippines at the World Cup Qualifiers according to a report from Sportlando. 
24 hours ago
Donovan Mitchell - Danny Ainge - BYU Cougars - USF Bulls...
Ben Anderson

Jazz, Mitchell Deserve Kudos For Low Drama Summer

Both the Utah Jazz and All-Star guard Donovan Mitchell deserve credit for how they've behaved amid a volatile offseason.
24 hours ago
Ben Anderson

Jazz Own Three 1st Round Picks In 2023, Is Draft Any Good?

The Utah Jazz rebuild will truly begin in the 2023 NBA Draft, but how good will their three picks be, and how deep is the class?
2 days ago
Trent Forrest - Utah Jazz vs. San Antonio Spurs...
Brian Preece

Former Jazz Guard Trent Forrest Signs Two-Way Deal With Hawks

Entering his third season in the NBA, former Utah Jazz backup point guard Trent Forrest has signed with the Atlanta Hawks.
2 days ago
Brian Preece

Report: Jazz Sign Forward Paris Bass To One-Year Contract

The Utah Jazz made news on Sunday when it was reported that they have signed small forward Paris Bass to a one-year contract.
2 days ago
Ben Anderson

Report: Jazz, Lakers, Knicks Talked Mitchell, Westbrook Trade

The Jazz reportedly discussed a three-team trade involving the Knicks and Lakers designed around Donovan Mitchell and Russell Westbrook. 
5 days ago
Ersan Ilyasova Buries Five Three-Pointers To Start Game Against Lakers