UTAH JAZZ

Keyonte George Threads Needle With Pass To Kris Dunn During Spurs-Jazz Game

Feb 25, 2024, 6:49 PM

SALT LAKE CITYJazz guards Keyonte George and Kris Dunn linked up for a nice assist and bucket during Utah’s game against the San Antonio Spurs.

Jazz guards combine for bucket against Spurs

The Jazz hosted the Spurs at the Delta Center in Salt Lake City, Utah on Sunday, February 25.

RELATED: Win Over Spurs Gives Utah Jazz First Three-Game Win Streak Of Season

With 5:26 remaining in the opening quarter, George picked off a bad pass by San Antonio’s Victor Wembanyama. After the steal, the rookie from Baylor threaded the needle with a dime of pass to a sprinting Dunn. Following the pass, Dunn made a two-point field goal to give the Jazz a 14-8 advantage on the scoreboard.

After the end of the quarter, the Jazz owned a 32-18 lead.

George had three points, one rebound, three assists, one steal, and a block during his first nine and a half minutes on the court. Dunn recorded seven points on 3-3 shooting.

This season, George is averaging 11.7 points, 2.8 rebounds, and 4.3 assists in 25.0 minutes per game. Dunn averages 5.5 points per game on 48.0 percent shooting.

Utah’s game against San Antonio is broadcast on KJZZ, Jazz+NBA League PassKSL Sports Zone (97.5 FM), KSLSports.com, and the KSL Sports app.

Spurs vs. Jazz

In their first meeting this season, the Jazz beat the Spurs in San Antonio, 130-118, on December 26, 2023. Lauri Markkanen led Utah with a double-double that featured 31 points on 12-17 shooting and 12 rebounds. Jordan Clarkson poured in 24 points off of the bench in Utah’s win.

Keldon Johnson scored 26 points to lead all Spurs scorers. Victor Wembanyama had 15 points, seven rebounds, four assists, one steal, and five blocks in San Antonio’s loss.

Since the loss to the Jazz, the Spurs have only won seven games. The Spurs arrived in Utah with an 11-46 record, good for the third-worst in the NBA. San Antonio is 6-25 on the road this season.

By comparison, the Jazz welcomed the Spurs with a 26-31 record, including 17-11 at the Delta Center this season. The Jazz are currently four games out of the No. 10 seed in the Western Conference.

The Spurs and Jazz will play each other one more time during the 2023-24 regular season. Utah will host San Antonio again on March 27.

Kyle Ireland is a Sports Producer and Locals in the NFL Insider for KSLSports.com. Listen to Ireland on Yards After College: An NFL Podcast. Follow him on X (@kyleireland), Threads (@kyleirelandksl), and Instagram (@kyleirelandksl).

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Keyonte George Threads Needle With Pass To Kris Dunn During Spurs-Jazz Game