Jazz Forward Bojan Bogdanovic Turns Steal Into Three-Pointer Against Clippers

Jun 8, 2021, 9:40 PM
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Bojan Bogdanovic #44 of the Utah Jazz shoots over Reggie Jackson #1 of the LA Clippers in Game One of the Western Conference second-round playoff series at Vivint Smart Home Arena on June 8, 2021 in Salt Lake City, Utah. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)
(Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Jazz forward Bojan Bogdanovic turned a steal into a three-pointer during the first half of Utah’s playoff game against the Los Angeles Clippers.

The Jazz hosted the Clippers at Vivint Arena for Game 1 of the Western Conference Semifinals on Tuesday, June 8.

With 3:39 remaining in the second quarter, Bogdanovic stole the ball on a bad pass by Clippers guard Rajon Rondo.

The Jazz forward dribbled to the far corner before pulling up and burying a three-point shot.

Bogdanovic’s triple cut Los Angeles’ lead to 51-42 with 3:36 until halftime.

At halftime, the Jazz trailed the Clippers, 60-47.

During the first two quarters, Bogdanovic had eight points on 3-8 shooting, including 1-2 from beyond the arc. He also added two rebounds, one assist, and a steal in 18 minutes of action.

In the regular season, Bogdanovic averaged 17.0 points per game on 43.9 percent shooting.

During the first round against the Grizzlies, the forward put up 18.4 points per contest on 49.2 percent from the field.

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

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