Historical Donovan Mitchell’s game allowed the Utah Jazz to defeat the Los Angeles Clippers 112:109, leading 1-0 in the Western Conference semifinals.
Mitchell scored 45 points (16/30 field goal attempts and 6/15 three-point field goal attempts), and contributed 5 assists, 3 rebounds, 1 steal and 1 block.
This is his fourth game in the playoffs with 40 points, tied with Karl Malone. However, the best player in Jazz history played 193 games in the playoffs and Mitchell only played 27 games.
Mitchell also set an impressive record. This was also his third game in which he scored 45 points in the playoffs. All other Utah players in history have had two such games.
Spida kept the Jazz alive until the second half and allowed them to reverse the situation with a 13-point lead over the Clippers at halftime.
Bogdan Bogdanovic and Jordan Clarkson each scored 18 points, but Croatia’s best basketball player made a decisive three-pointer 5 minutes before the end of the game, which allowed Utah to score 10 points The advantages. He pitched a metre away from the three-point line and caused delirium in the lobby of Salt Lake City:
Bogdanovic spent the longest time with the winner in the game (37:59). He shot 6/14 from the field, 3/6 from three-pointers, and added 5 rebounds, 1 assist, and 1 goal loss.
Rudy Gobert is especially worth mentioning. He scored 10 points, 12 rebounds and 2 blocks, the second of which was over Marcus Morris in the Clippers’ last offense, when he paralyzed him on a three-pointer and the visiting team asked for overtime. Basket.
The Clippers led by Kawhi Leonard with 23 points and 7 rebounds, and Paul George led with 20 points and 10 rebounds.
Ivica Zubac made the most of 20 minutes in the game. He scored 11 points (3/5 in the game, 5/7 free throws), 6 rebounds, 3 assists and blocks.