UTAH JAZZ

Jazz Guard Jordan Clarkson Uses Ball Fake To Score On Former Ute Poeltl

Dec 17, 2021, 9:17 PM
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Jordan Clarkson #00 of the Utah Jazz reacts to a play in Game Five of the Western Conference first-round playoff series against the Memphis Grizzlies at Vivint Smart Home Arena on June 2, 2021 in Salt Lake City, Utah. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)
(Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY – Jazz guard Jordan Clarkson used a shimmy shake and all the sauce to free himself up for a layup in Utah’s game against the San Antonio Spurs.

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

Trailing 100-98 with 10:55 remaining in the final quarter, Clarkson used his dynamic playmaking ability to shake two Spurs defenders, including a vicious ball fake that got Jakob Poeltl off his feet. Clarkson calmly waited for Poeltl to fly by before dropping the ball in the bucket, tying the game up at 100.

Clarkson was the Jazz second leading scorer with 19 points on 7-14 from the field. He also has three rebounds, two assists, and two steals with a +/- of zero on the night.

This season, Clarkson is averaging 14.9 points per game on 38.1 percent shooting. The guard is also putting up 3.1 rebounds, 2.1 assists, 0.2 blocks, and 0.6 steals in 25.0 minutes per game.

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

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