Donovan Mitchell Sets NBA Record During Game 4 Of Jazz/Clippers Series
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell made NBA history during Game 4 of Utah’s playoff series against the Los Angeles Clippers.
The Clippers hosted the Jazz at Staples Center for Game 4 of the Western Conference Semifinals on Monday, June 14.
With 2:06 left in the third quarter, Mitchell connected on a three-pointer from 28-feet out.
Mitchell’s triple made him the only player in league history to score at least 30 points and bury at least five three-pointers in five consecutive postseason games.
Donovan Mitchell is the first player in NBA history to score at least 30 points and hit at least 5 threes in five straight playoff games. pic.twitter.com/VevL3WBvOL
— Ben Anderson (@BensHoops) June 15, 2021
After the three-pointer, Mitchell had 30 points on 8-18 shooting, including 5-12 from beyond the arc.
The basket cut Los Angeles’ lead to 85-71.
— utahjazz (@utahjazz) June 15, 2021
Mitchell entered Game 4 averaging 32.3 points per game on 47.9 percent shooting this postseason.
During the regular season, the fourth-year guard averaged 26.4 points per contest on 43.8 percent from the field.
Utah’s game against Los Angeles is broadcast on TNT and 97.5 FM.
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