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Jazz Guard Donovan Mitchell Crosses Up Clippers’ Beverly Before Burying Three-Pointer

Jun 18, 2021, 9:31 PM | Updated: 10:14 pm
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Donovan Mitchell #45 of the Utah Jazz shoots and scores a three-point basket against Patrick Beverley #21 of the Los Angeles Clippers during the first half in Game Six of the Western Conference second-round playoff series at Staples Center on June 18, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
(Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell crossed over Clippers guard Patrick Beverly and proceeded to knock down a three-pointer during Game 6.

The Clippers hosted the Jazz at Staples Center for Game 6 of the Western Conference Semifinals on Friday, June 18.

With 53.8 left in the second quarter, Mitchell rejected a screen by Rudy Gobert and crossed up Beverly.

After the move, Mitchell rose up and buried a three-pointer.

 

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The guard’s triple stretched Utah’s lead to 69-48.

At halftime, the Jazz held a 72-50 advantage over the home team.

During the first two quarters of game time, Mitchell had a game-high 22 points on 8-14 shooting, including 5-7 from downtown.

He added seven rebounds and four assists during his first 19 minutes on the court.

As a team, the Jazz shot 58.7 percent from the field, including 12-19 for 63.2 percent from distance.

Los Angeles was limited to 41.9 percent shooting and 6-20 for 30.0 percent from beyond the arc.

The Clippers’ Paul George and Terrance Mann each scored 14 points.

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

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