Mitchell Sets Up Clarkson Jumper With Kick-Out Pass Against Suns

Feb 27, 2022, 3:51 PM
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Jordan Clarkson #00 of the Utah Jazz looks on during the fourth quarter against the Los Angeles Lakers at Crypto.com Arena on January 17, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Katelyn Mulcahy/Getty Images)
(Photo by Katelyn Mulcahy/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY – Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell set up Jordan Clarkson for an open jump shot with a drive and kick during Utah’s game against the Phoenix Suns.

The Suns hosted the Jazz at Footprint Center on Sunday, February 27.

Midway through the fourth quarter, Mitchell drove the lane before whipping an impressive pass back out to Clarkson. The Missouri product let loose on an attempt from just inside the arc. Clarkson’s shot went through the basket and gave the Jazz a 101-97 advantage with 6:38 to go.

Late in the game, Mitchell led the Jazz with 23 points, two rebounds, four assists, and two steals. Clarkson added 22 points, five rebounds, three assists, and two steals.

This season, Mitchell is averaging 25.9 points per game on 45.9 percent shooting, including 35.7 percent from downtown. Mitchell ranks eighth in scoring in the NBA. He also averages 4.2 rebounds, 5.2 assists, 0.3 blocks, and 1.6 steals per game.

This season, Clarkson is averaging 15.4 points, 3.3 rebounds, and 2.3 assists per game.

Utah’s game against Phoenix is broadcast on ABC and The Zone Sports Network.

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