UTAH JAZZ

Jazz Guard Donovan Mitchell Lighting Up Timberwolves From Three

Dec 31, 2021, 8:54 PM
Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell (Photo by Chris Gardner/Getty Images)...
Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell (Photo by Chris Gardner/Getty Images)
(Photo by Chris Gardner/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY – Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell has been on fire from downtown, hitting six three’s through three quarters of Utah’s game against the Minnesota Timberwolves.

The Jazz hosted the Timberwolves at Vivint Arena on Friday, December 31.

Mitchell calmly to the pass from Trent Forrest before using a Rudy Gobert screen to free himself for his sixth triple of the game with 8:23 remaining in the quarter. The shot gave the Jazz a 72-63 lead.

Now 6-8 from three, Mitchell has 25 points, two rebounds and five assists in 28 minutes of action.

Mitchell is averaging 25.4 points, five assists, and 3.8 rebounds per game, along with a career high 1.6 steals per game. His 25.4 points per game is ninth in the league, placing Mitchell between Paul George and Jayson Tatum.

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

  • Utah Jazz Scoreboard

  • Utah Jazz Team Leaders

  • Utah Jazz Standings

Utah Jazz

Kelly-Olynyk-Gonzaga-Uniform-Retirement...
Ben Anderson

Gonzaga Retires Jersey For Kelly Olynyk

The Gonzaga Bulldogs hung the jersey of Utah Jazz center Kelly Olynyk in the rafters at McCarthey Athletic Center on Monday night.
1 day ago
Utah-jazz-Guard-jordan-clarkson...
Ben Anderson

Jordan Clarkson Fined For Throwing Headband Into Jazz Crowd

Utah Jazz guard Jordan Clarkson has been fined for throwing his headband into the crowd late in the team's loss to the Portland Trail Blazers.
1 day ago
Mike Conley - Utah Jazz - Portland Trail Blazers...
Ben Anderson

Conley, Gay Back At Practice For The Utah Jazz

The Utah Jazz got welcome news on Monday as both Mike Conley and Rudy Gay returned to practice after missing much of the month of November.
1 day ago
Lauri Markkanen of the Utah Jazz drives against Jerami Grant of the Portland Trail Blazers...
Ben Anderson

Poor Execution Dooms Jazz Against Trail Blazers

The Utah Jazz had their chances, but poor execution late in the fourth quarter doomed them against the Portland Trail Blazers. 
3 days ago
Collin-Sexton-Utah-Jazz...
Ben Anderson

Jazz Win Streak Snapped In Utah By Portland Trail Blazers

The Utah Jazz two-game winning streak was snapped with a 116-111 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers in Salt Lake City. 
3 days ago
Jordan-Clarkson-Utah-Jazz...
Brian Preece

Jordan Clarkson Beats Third-Quarter Buzzer With Put Back

Jordan Clarkson continued a furious Utah Jazz third quarter comeback, beating the buzzer with a put-back to bring Utah within two, 92-90.
3 days ago
Jazz Guard Donovan Mitchell Lighting Up Timberwolves From Three