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Jazz Guard Donovan Mitchell Crushes Rim During Big Quarter Against Cavs

Dec 5, 2021, 2:19 PM
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Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell (45) dunks the ball against the Minnesota Timberwolves at Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City on Thursday, March 14, 2019. (Courtesy of Deseret News)
(Courtesy of Deseret News)

SALT LAKE CITY – Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell rocked the rim with a crushing slam dunk during a big first quarter against the Cleveland Cavaliers.

The Cavaliers hosted the Jazz on Sunday, December 5.

With 3:56 left in the opening quarter, Mitchell drove down the middle of the court and through a wide-open paint before rising up for a massive jam.

The dunk was part of a big quarter by the two-time NBA All-Star.

During the opening 12 minutes of action, Mitchell scored a game-high 15 points on 6-8 shooting, including 3-4 from beyond the arc. He added one rebound and three assists during his first 10 minutes on the hardwood.

At the end of the first quarter, Mitchell and the Jazz owned a 32-29 lead.

This season, Mitchell is averaging 23.7 points, 4.1 rebounds, and 5.1 assists per game.

Utah’s game against Cleveland is broadcast on AT&T SportsNet, NBA League Pass, and The Zone Sports Network.

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