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Jazz Guard Jordan Clarkson Hits Big Three-Pointers Late Against Sixers

Jan 14, 2023, 9:19 PM
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Utah Jazz guard Jordan Clarkson (00) is helped off the ground by teammates Collin Sexton (2) and Rudy Gay (22) during an NBA game against the Los Angeles Lakers at Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City on Monday, Nov. 7, 2022. The Jazz won 139-116. (Courtesy of Deseret News)
(Courtesy of Deseret News)

SALT LAKE CITYJazz guard Jordan Clarkson connected on some big three-pointers during the second half of Utah’s game against the Philadelphia 76ers.

The Jazz hosted the Sixers at Vivint Arena on Saturday, January 14.

After scoring 21 points on 10-20 shooting, including 0-7 from beyond the arc, during the first three quarters. Clarkson caught fire from downtown midway through the fourth quarter.

The Missouri product drilled a trio of triples to help the Jazz keep pace with the Sixers.

Late in the game, Clarkson had a game-high 34 points on 15-26 field goals, including 3-11 from distance. He also had seven rebounds and four assists in 32 minutes of action.

This season, Clarkson is averaging 20.7 points per game on 44.9 percent shooting overall and 35.3 percent from three.

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

76ers vs. Jazz

After beating the Orlando Magic on Friday night, the Jazz have a quick turnaround as they prepare to face the 76ers on Saturday night, once again in Salt Lake City.

Philadelphia is in Utah on the first stop of a five-game road trip, looking to avenge an embarrassing loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder on Thursday night.

The Thunder beat the 76ers 133-114 thanks to 37 points from Shai Gilgeous-Alexander. Philly was led by Joel Embiid who scored 30 points on 10-17 shooting to go with 10 rebounds.

Embiid had a historic performance against the Jazz the last time these two teams faced off in Philadelphia.

The 76ers superstar scored a career-high 59 points, grabbed 11 rebounds, dished out eight assists, and blocked seven shots to become the first player in NBA history to record those stats in a single game.

Philadelphia outscored the Jazz by 25 in Embiid’s 37 minutes, and was outscored by 18 in the eight minutes he was on the bench.

Of Embiid’s 59 points, 20 came from the free-throw on an eye-popping 24 attempts.

Even with Thursday’s loss, the 7ers have been one of the league’s best teams over the last month and a half. Philadelphia is 13-4 in their last 17 games and owns the fifth seed in the Eastern Conference.

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