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 shooting from the field and 6/15 from three-pointers). He also had 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 playoff game and scored 45 points in a single game. All other Ute players in history combined have two such games.
Spida kept the Jazz alive until the second half of the game and allowed him to reverse the situation when he led the Clippers with 13 points at the end of the game.
Bojan 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. Advantage. 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.