Jazz Fall To Mavericks, Drop Fourth Straight

Mar 21, 2024, 9:02 PM


Collin Sexton #2 of the Utah Jazz drives (Photo by Ronald Cortes/Getty Images)

(Photo by Ronald Cortes/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY – The Utah Jazz dropped their fourth straight game and their second in as many nights with a 113-97 loss to the Dallas Mavericks.

Lauri Markkanen led the Jazz with 21 points.

The Mavericks were led by Luka Doncic who scored 34.

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First Quarter

The Jazz jumped out to a quick 8-1 lead as Walker Kessler scored the team’s first four points.

The Mavericks responded with a 9-0 run to take a 10-8 lead.

Collin Sexton continued his strong play from Wednesday night scoring eight first quarter points to lead the Jazz.

After one the Jazz led the Mavericks 27-26.

Second Quarter

The Mavericks scored the first nine points of the second quarter to build a 35-27 lead.

The Jazz shot just 1-14 from three in the first half while the Mavericks knocked down 5-15.

Luka Doncic had 21 points to lead all scorers at the half.

Through 24 minutes the Jazz trailed the Mavericks 53-42.

Third Quarter

The Mavericks began the third quarter on a 12-6 run to open a 65-48 lead.

Keyonte George scored six points in the third, but also had six turnovers in his first 24 minutes and missed all five of his three-point attempts.

Despite the Jazz’s struggles, they closed the quarter on an 8-2 run.

Through three, the Jazz trailed the Mavericks 83-73.

Fourth Quarter

The Mavericks again opened the quarter strong outscoring the Jazz 14-6 to build an 18 point lead.

The Jazz used a 12-4 run to trim the Mavericks lead to 11 with just under three minutes left to play.

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However, the Jazz ran out of time to complete the comeback in the fourth quarter.

The Jazz fell to the Mavericks 113-97.

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Ben Anderson is the Utah Jazz insider for KSL Sports and the co-host of Jake and Ben from 10-12p with Jake Scott on 97.5 The KSL Sports Zone. Find Ben on Twitter at @BensHoops or on Instagram @BensHoops.

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Jazz Fall To Mavericks, Drop Fourth Straight