Jordan Clarkson Sparks Jazz With Early Offense Against Pistons

Jan 21, 2022, 7:49 PM | Updated: 8:28 pm
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Jordan Clarkson #00 of the Utah Jazz motions to his bench during the first half of a game against the Detroit Pistons at Vivint Smart Home Arena on January 21, 2022 in Salt Lake City, Utah. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)
(Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY – Jazz guard Jordan Clarkson ignited Utah’s offense with some quick scoring off the bench against the Detroit Pistons.

The Jazz hosted the Pistons at Vivint Arena on Friday, January 21.

With 6:59 remaining in the first quarter, Clarkson replaced Joe Ingles on the court. Detroit owned a 13-11 lead when the Missouri product subbed into the contest.

Clarkson went to work helping the Jazz get more points on the board.

After the opening 12 minutes of game time, the Jazz owned a 27-26 lead. Clarkson scored a team-high eight points on 3-5 shooting. He posted a plus-three rating during his first seven minutes off the bench.

This season, Clarkson is averaging 15.1 points, 3.5 rebounds, and 2.3 assists per game.

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

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