Jazz Forward Elijah Hughes Connects On Deep Three Against Suns

Jan 24, 2022, 8:49 PM | Updated: 8:51 pm
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Elijah Hughes #33 of the Utah Jazz shoots against the Toronto Raptors during the second half of their basketball game at the Scotiabank Arena on January 7, 2022 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Mark Blinch/Getty Images)"n"n"n"n"n
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SALT LAKE CITY – Jazz forward Elijah Hughes knocked down a long-distance three-pointer during Utah’s game against the Phoenix Suns.

The Suns hosted the Jazz on Monday, January 24.

With 38.6 seconds remaining in the third quarter, Hughes launched a 30-foot attempt early in the shot clock. The second-year player from Syracuse watched his shot sail through the cylinder to cut Phoenix’s lead to 85-84.

At the end of the quarter, the Jazz owned an 87-85 advantage.

During the first 36 minutes of action, Hughes had six points on 2-4 shooting, including 2-3 from three. He added two rebounds, one assist, and a steal in 11 minutes on the hardwood.

This season, Hughes is averaging 3.0 points, 0.9 rebounds, and 0.4 assists in 6.2 minutes per contest. He entered the game shooting 52.6 percent overall and 50.0 percent from beyond the arc.

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

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