Jazz Guard Donovan Mitchell Hits Three Early Triples Against Pacers

Jan 8, 2022, 5:27 PM
Donovan Mitchell #45 of the Utah Jazz (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)...
Donovan Mitchell #45 of the Utah Jazz (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
(Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY – Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell knocked down a trio of early three-pointers during Utah’s game against the Indiana Pacers.

The Pacers hosted the Jazz on Saturday, January 8.

With 10:00 remaining in the opening quarter, Mitchell connected on a 28-foot attempt to give Utah an 8-5 lead.

Less than a minute later, the fifth-year guard buried a triple from 27-feet out.

With 8:19 left in the first quarter, Mitchell hit a 29-foot three to push Utah’s advantage to 14-8.

After the first timeout was called at the 6:17 mark, the Jazz owned a 20-15 lead.

Mitchell had a team-high 11 points on 4-7 shooting, including 3-4 from distance. He added two rebounds, three assists, and a steal during his first six minutes on the court.

This season, Mitchell is averaging 25.5 points per game on 45.4 percent shooting, including 34.0 percent from beyond the arc.

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

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