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Jazz Guard Donovan Mitchell Dribbles, Spins For Bucket Against Spurs

Dec 17, 2021, 8:08 PM
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Donovan Mitchell #45 of the Utah Jazz battles for a rebound with Derrick White #4 of the San Antonio Spurs during the first half of their game on December 17, 2021 at the Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah. (Photo by Chris Gardner/Getty Images)
(Photo by Chris Gardner/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY – Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell worked the defense before spinning for a shot during Utah’s game against the San Antonio Spurs.

The Jazz hosted the Spurs at Vivint Arena on Friday, December 17.

With 5:32 left in the second quarter, Mitchell dribbled the ball and put some moves on Spurs guard Tre Jones. The San Antonio guard couldn’t keep up with the fifth-year Jazzman, who spun his way to the basket for two points despite getting fouled. Mitchell completed the three-point play at the foul line.

Mitchell’s layup and free throw stretched Utah’s lead to 54-47.

During his first 11 minutes on the hardwood, Mitchell had 11 points on 3-5 shooting, including 2-3 from downtown. He added three rebounds, one assist, two steals, and a block.

This season, Mitchell is averaging 24.8 points, 3.7 rebounds, and 5.0 assists per contest.

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

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