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Jordan Clarkson Moves Up Jazz All-Time Three-Point List With Big 3Q

Nov 2, 2022, 8:22 PM | Updated: 8:22 pm
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Utah Jazz guard Jordan Clarkson (00) chases a loose ball during the game against the Houston Rockets at Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2022. (Courtesy of Deseret News)
(Courtesy of Deseret News)

SALT LAKE CITY – The Utah Jazz got a big spark in the third quarter by Jordan Clarkson, who also moved up the franchise’s all-time three-point list.

During the third quarter, Jordan Clarkson hit his 518th three-pointer with the Jazz and moved up to No. 8 on the Jazz all-time list, passing Mehmet Okur. He is now 13 triples away from passing Darrell Griffith for the seventh spot.

After scoring 11 points in the first half, Clarkson dropped nine points in the third quarter and helped the Jazz extend their lead to 15. Dallas would later trim that down to three. Utah had a 78-74 lead at the end of the quarter.

Jazz Are 2-2 On The Road

The Jazz have been one of the biggest surprise teams in the NBA this season opening the year 6-2.

The roster has yet to lose at home posting a perfect 4-0 record in Salt Lake City, but are just 2-2 on the road, including consecutive losses to the Houston Rockets and Denver Nuggets.

The Jazz are coming off impressive back-to-back wins over the Memphis Grizzlies at home despite being shorthanded in both games.

Mike Conley missed Saturday’s narrow 124-123 win over the Grizzlies who were also playing without Ja Morant.

However, both guards returned in Monday’s 121-105 blowout at Vivint Arena.

Breakout forward Lauri Markkanen has been the catalyst for the Jazz success averaging 22.6 points and 9.3 rebounds per game.

Mavericks Alternating Wins And Losses

The Mavericks have been one of the more disappointing teams to start the season posting a 3-3 record through six games.

Luka Doncic carried Dallas to the Western Conference Finals last year eliminating the Jazz and the top-seeded Phoenix Suns before running into the eventual-champion Golden State Warriors.

Despite a relatively light schedule, the Mavericks have alternated wins and losses each game to open the year.

Dallas is 2-1 on the season at home and just 1-2 on the road.

Though Dallas has struggled to play consistent basketball as a team, Doncic has never played better. The superstar guard is averaging a league-best 36.7 points, 9.5 rebounds, and 8.7 assists.

The Jazz and Mavericks can be seen on AT&T SportsNet and can be heard on 97.5 The KSL Sports Zone. The game will also be streamed on DirecTV Stream and FuboTV.

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