Collin Sexton Sends Suns-Jazz Game To Double Overtime
Nov 19, 2023, 8:50 PM
Sexton sends Suns-Jazz game to 2OT
The Jazz hosted the Suns at the Delta Center in Salt Lake City, Utah on Sunday, November 19.
With 7.1 seconds to go and the Jazz trailing by two points, Jazz rookie Keyonte George drove to the basket before missing a shot. Sexton collected the offensive rebound and released a shot that banked off the glass and fell through the cylinder as time expired.
COLLIN SEXTON SENDS IT TO DOUBLE OVERTIME 🤯
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— NBA (@NBA) November 20, 2023
Sexton’s shot tied the game at 127-127 and sent the game to a second overtime period.
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— Utah Jazz (@utahjazz) November 20, 2023
This season, Sexton is averaging 11.9 points per contest on 45.3 percent shooting, including 29.4 percent from distance. He also averages 2.4 rebounds, 3.2 assists, 0.3 blocks, and 0.3 steals per contest.
Suns vs. Jazz
The Jazz are facing the Suns for the second time in three nights after losing a nailbiter on Friday night.
Phoenix edged the Jazz 131-128 behind 38 points from Kevin Durant, including a dagger three in the final minute of the fourth quarter.
Suns All-Star guard Devin Booker dished out a career-high 15 assists in the win.
— KSL Sports (@kslsports) November 20, 2023
The Jazz were led by Jordan Clarkson who scored 37 points on 14-26 shooting. Lauri Markkanen added 21, while John Collins and Keyonte George scored 15 points each.
Friday’s loss was the Jazz’s final In-Season Tournament home game, and their first loss in group play.
The Jazz sit at 2-1 in West Group A, trailing the 3-0 Los Angeles Lakers who they’ll face Tuesday needing a win to preserve their hopes of advancing to the round of eight.
The Suns sit at 1-1 in group play, the Portland Trail Blazers are 1-1, while the Memphis Grizzlies are 0-3 and have been eliminated from advancing.
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