Jordan Clarkson Buries Stepback Triple Over Paul George During Game 2 Against Clippers
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Jazz guard Jordan Clarkson knocked down a stepback three-pointer over Paul George during Utah’s postseason game against the Los Angeles Clippers.
The Jazz hosted the Clippers at Vivint Arena for Game 2 of the Western Conference Semifinals on Thursday, June 10.
With 5:25 remaining in the first quarter, Clarkson made George dance on defense before rising up for a 26-foot jump shot.
Clarkson connected on three-pointer over George.
make 'em dance, JC pic.twitter.com/JrX9cQ28XP
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The NBA Sixth Man of the Year’s bucket gave Utah an early 20-14 lead.
Clarkson’s triple came right after checking into the game and stepping on the court.
After the shot, Clarkson was 2-2 shooting, including 1-1 from three.
He had five points in his first minute of action.
Jordan Clarkson comes in and gives the Jazz an instant sparking scoring 5 quick points.
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At the end of the first quarter, the Jazz led the Clippers, 30-29.
Clarkson had seven points during the opening 12 minutes of action.
Donovan Mitchell led the Jazz with 12 points.
George and Kawhi Leonard each had five points to lead L.A.
Utah’s game against Los Angeles is broadcast on ESPN and 97.5 FM.
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