Game Two Recap:
The Utah Jazz were resilient in their game two matchup against the Los Angeles Clippers on Thursday night. Donovan Mitchell and Jordan Clarkson were standouts for the Jazz, notching 37 and 24 points respectively. Joe Ingles also snapped out of his shooting slump, knocking down 19-points in the matchup. Defensively, Rudy Gobert and Bojan Bogdanovic were fantastic, locking up the Clippers for the second time in two games.
The Jazz were hitting on all cylinders to start the night, getting off to a 10-2 lead before the Clippers called their first timeout of the game. Utah continued their stride, and ended the first half with a thirteen point advantage.
A 19-6 run saw the Clippers pull ahead in the final quarter, but their lead didn't last long before the Jazz re-took the advantage and never looked back. Utah ended the game with a 117-111 victory to bring their series lead to 2-0.
The Jazz will now head to Los Angeles for games three and four in the Western Conference Semifinals.
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)
(Game 4) Monday June 14, 2021 at TBD: Utah Jazz @ Los Angeles Clippers (TNT)
(Game 5) Wednesday June 16, 2021 at TBD: 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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