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Donovan Mitchell, Jazz Blast Grizzlies With Big Run To Start Game 5

Jun 2, 2021, 8:11 PM | Updated: Dec 7, 2022, 3:08 pm

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Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell (45) lifts his arm into the air after being fouled on a drive to the hoop as the Utah Jazz and the Memphis Grizzlies play in Game 5 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series at Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, June 2, 2021. (Courtesy of Deseret News)

(Courtesy of Deseret News)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Donovan Mitchell and the Utah Jazz blasted the Memphis Grizzlies with a big run to start Game 5 of the first round playoff series.

The Jazz hosted the Grizzlies at Vivint Arena on Wednesday, June 2.

Mitchell and the Jazz opened the contest with a hot start that included a double-digit scoring run.

In the first quarter, Utah went on a 14-0 run from 9:52 mark until 7:35 mark.

During the scoring spurt, Mitchell led the Jazz with 12 points on 5-7 shooting, including 2-3 from three.

The Jazz guard also dished out a pair of assists.

Mitchell posted a plus-14 rating during his first five minutes on the hardwood.

The run helped the Jazz take an early 28-12 and forced the Grizzlies to call a timeout at the 6:34 mark.

The Jazz entered the game with a 3-1 series lead.

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

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