Game Three Recap:
The Utah Jazz played well throughout most of the game on Saturday night, shooting 43% from the field and connecting on 43.2% of their three pointers in the matchup. The only problem was that the Los Angeles Clippers didn't seem to miss. The Clippers shot 56% from the field, and 53% from three point range, beating the Jazz in game three 132-106.
This isn't anything to stress about Jazz fans. Those types of shooting percentages from the Clippers are unbelievable, and unlikely to happen again. Paul George and Kawhi Leonard combined for 65-points on the night, shooting 50% and 58% respectively from the floor. They also picked up big time performances from Nicolas Batum and Reggie Jackson who both finished with 17-points while shooting 66% and 75% respectively from the field.
Donovan Mitchell led the Jazz with 30-points, while Joe Ingles added 19-points of his own. Rudy Gobert was good on the defensive end, totaling 10-rebounds and 1-block.
Utah will take on Los Angeles once again on Monday, hoping to extend their series lead to 3-1.
Here's the updated playoff schedule:
(Game 1) Tuesday June 8, 2021 at 8:00pm MST: Los Angeles Clippers @ Utah Jazz (TNT) Jazz Won 112-109
(Game 2) Thursday June 10, 2021 at 8:00pm MST: Los Angeles Clippers @ Utah Jazz (ESPN) Jazz Won 117-111
(Game 3) Saturday June 12, 2021 at 6:30pm MST: Utah Jazz @ Los Angeles Clippers (ABC) Clippers won 132-106
(Game 4) Monday June 14, 2021 at 8:00pm MST: Utah Jazz @ Los Angeles Clippers (TNT)
(Game 5) Wednesday June 16, 2021 at 8:00pm MST: Los Angeles Clippers @ Utah Jazz (TNT)
(Game 6) Friday June 18, 2021 at TBD: Utah Jazz @ Los Angeles Clippers (ESPN)
(Game 7) Sunday June 20, 2021 at TBD: Los Angeles Clippers @ Utah Jazz (N.A.)
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