Lauri Markkanen Drills Two Threes In Final Minute To Give Jazz Lead
Nov 2, 2023, 9:47 PM
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SALT LAKE CITY – Lauri Markkanen made two threes as the Utah Jazz took a late lead with an 8-0 run against the Orlando Magic.
Markkanen’s second three gave Utah a 113-112 lead with 20 seconds left.
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Markkanen scored 22 on Thursday night against the Magic.
Just after the make, Orlando’s Paolo Banchero drove down the lane and made the layup to take the lead right back.
Banchero scored ten straight for the Magic down the stretch.
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With one more chance to steal the win, Talen Horton-Tucker let it fly from the top of the three-point line but his shot missed.
Orlando walked into the Delta Center and left with a two-point win, 115-113.
Jazz Look For Back-To-Back Wins As They Face Ingles, Magic
The Utah Jazz will look to win consecutive games for the first time this season when they host Joe Ingles and the Orlando Magic on Thursday night.
The Jazz beat the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday to move to 2-3 on the season.
Orlando comes into Utah having lost back-to-back games in the middle of their four-game road trip.
The Jazz opened their two-game homestand with a blowout 133-109 win over the Grizzlies fueled by 23 points from reserve guard Collin Sexton.
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Six different Jazz players knocked down multiple threes as the team shot a season-best 22-43 from downtown.
Sexton, Lauri Markkanen, and Jordan Clarkson each knocked down four threes in the win.
After hosting Orlando, the Jazz embark on a four-game midwestern road trip through Minnesota, Chicago, Indiana, and Memphis.
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Chandler Holt is a co-host for the Jazz Notes podcast and a Digital Sports Producer for KSLSports.com, specializing in all things basketball and football. Follow Chandler on Twitter @ChandlerHoltKSL or on Threads @chandlerho1t.
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