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Jordan Clarkson Beats Shot Clock With Tough Fadeaway Three-Pointer In Game 3

May 29, 2021, 9:35 PM | Updated: 10:30 pm
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Jordan Clarkson #00 of the Utah Jazz reacts during the second half against the Memphis Grizzlies in Game Three of the Western Conference playoffs first round series on May 29, 2021 at FedExForum in Memphis, Tennessee. (Photo by Justin Ford/Getty Images)
(Photo by Justin Ford/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Utah Jazz guard Jordan Clarkson hit an improbable three-pointer to beat the 24-second shot clock during Game 3 against the Memphis Grizzlies.

The Grizzlies hosted the Jazz for Game 3 of the first round series on Saturday, May 29.

With 6.7 seconds left in the third quarter, Clarkson connected on a fadeaway triple over Memphis’ Ja Morant.

Clarkson’s three sailed through the air and through the cylinder as the shot clock expired.

The three-pointer gave the NBA Sixth Man of the Year 13 points on 4-10 field goals, including 2-7 from three.

Clarkson also had one assist, one steal, and one block in 18 minutes.

At the end of the third quarter, the Jazz led 96-85.

As the two teams went to the bench in preparation for the final quarter, the Utah was shooting 49.2 percent overall and 43.2 percent from three.

Memphis was shooting 45.9 percent overall and 37.9 percent on three-pointers.

Dillion Brooks led the Grizzlies with 19 points.

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

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