UTAH JAZZ

Jordan Clarkson Sparks Big Jazz Run In Second Quarter Of Game 6

Jun 18, 2021, 9:29 PM | Updated: Dec 9, 2022, 11:27 am
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Utah Jazz Guard Jordan Clarkson (00) drives to the basket against Los Angeles Clippers Guard Paul George (13) during a NBA game between the Utah Jazz and the Los Angeles Clippers on February 19, 2021 at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, CA. The game was played without fans due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo by Brian Rothmuller/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)
(Photo by Brian Rothmuller/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Utah Jazz guard Jordan Clarkson gave the team a huge spark off the bench midway through the second quarter of Game 6.

Jordan Clarkson had it going by scoring 17 straight points for the Jazz to give them a double digit lead over the Los Angeles Clippers.

With their backs against the wall, Clarkson was rising to the occasion and giving the team a much needed spark.

His run started when Nicolas Batum fouled him on a three-point attempt. After making all three shots, Clarkson gave the Jazz a 46-40 lead with 7:17 remaining in the second quarter.

The Clippers missed a three-pointer before the NBA’s Sixth Man of the Year drilled a three-pointer to give the Jazz a 49-40 advantage. LA missed again and Clarkson capitalized with a layup to put Utah up by 11 points. Batum threw down a dunk but Clarkson answered with another bucket.

Clarkson connected on a driving floater in the lane to give the Jazz a 55-42 lead with 5:25 remaining in the second quarter. He wasn’t done yet. The Clippers turned the ball over when Clarkson hit a 13-foot pullup shot. The run ended when he knocked down a three-pointer.

Clarkson scored all 21 of his points in the first half. Donovan Mitchell led the way with 22 points. Utah had a 72-50 lead at the half.

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