Donovan Mitchell Drills Contested Buzzer-Beating Three-Pointer To End First Half
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell drilled a contested three-pointer at the buzzer to end the first half in Game 5 against the Grizzlies.
With less than 8 seconds left in the second quarter, Donovan Mitchell got the ball and hit a fadeaway to his right to complete the buzzer-beater to give the Jazz a 75-51 lead at the half.
Mitchell finished the first half with 26 points on 10-of-13 shooting from the field and 5-for-7 from beyond the arc in 14 minutes played. He set a playoff career-high for most points in the first half.
SPIDA AT THE BUZZER 🚨
He dropped 26 PTS in the first half! pic.twitter.com/n53csHK19r
— NBA TV (@NBATV) June 3, 2021
The Jazz shot 58 percent (28-48) from the field and 46 percent (12-26) from the three-point line. Bojan Bogdanovic added 15 points and Rudy Gobert chipped in 10 points and 9 rebounds in the first half.
For Memphis, Ja Morant and Dillon Brooks led the way with 14 points apiece. Jonas Valanciunas scored 12 points.
Utah Jazz Scoreboard
Utah Jazz Team Leaders
Utah Jazz Standings