Western Conference Playoffs Round Two: Utah Jazz vs Los Angeles Clippers

The Utah Jazz will face off against the Los Angeles Clippers in round two of the Western Conference Playoffs
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Donovan Mitchell (45) dunks on the Los Angeles Clippers

Donovan Mitchell (45) dunks on the Los Angeles Clippers

Four days after their game five win against the Memphis Grizzlies, the Utah Jazz found out that they would face the Los Angeles Clippers during the second round of the Western Conference Playoffs.

The Utah Jazz went 4-1 against the Grizzlies during the first round, and are looking to win 12-more games en route to the Larry O'Brien Trophy. 

The Los Angeles Clippers and Dallas Mavericks series went the full seven games, before the Clippers won the first round by beating the Mavericks 126-111. Utah will once again have home court advantage, as they are the number one overall seed.

The second round of the Playoffs will be scheduled as follows:

(Game 1) Tuesday June 8, 2021 at 8:00pm MST: Los Angeles Clippers @ Utah Jazz (TNT)

(Game 2) Thursday June 10, 2021 at 8:00pm MST: Los Angeles Clippers @ Utah Jazz (ESPN)

(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.)

Mike Conley (10) dishes off a pass against the Los Angeles Clippers

Mike Conley (10) dishes off a pass against the Los Angeles Clippers

Fun Facts:

The Jazz will once again wear a rotation of their Association and City Uniforms during round two of the Western Conference Playoffs. During games one and two, the Jazz will wear their black and gradient jerseys. In games three and four, they will break out their home-white uniforms. If the series extends past game four, the Jazz will wear their black and gradient jerseys in games five and seven, and their white uniforms in game six.

The Jazz were 2-1 against the Los Angeles Clippers during the regular season. They won by 6-points and 18-points in the first two matchups, before losing by 4 in the final showdown.

It was announced on Friday that Vivint Smart Home Arena will be at full-capacity for the second round of the NBA Playoffs. Masks are still required. Tickets are on sale now and can be found here.

Quin Snyder, Rudy Gobert, Jordan Clarkson, and Joe Ingles are all finalists for NBA Awards. Read more about their potential awards here.

The Utah Jazz finished the regular season with a 52-20 record, and obtained the number one overall seed. They are currently 4-1 in postseason play. The Jazz will take on the fourth seed Los Angeles Clippers in round two and will have home court advantage throughout the entirety of the NBA Playoffs.

Mike Conley re-aggravated his right hamstring injury during game five against the Memphis Grizzlies. He will be re-evaluated before game one against the Los Angeles Clippers. Read more here.

Mike Conley (right hamstring strain) is listed as 'day-to-day' for the Jazz in round two of the Western Conference Playoffs. He is currently the only player on the Jazz injury report.

Serge Ibaka (back) is the only Clippers player on their injury report, and as of Monday morning, he is listed as 'day-to-day' against the Jazz.

How to Consume:

The (1) Utah Jazz head to round two of postseason play to face off against the (4) Los Angeles Clippers. Tipoff for game one will happen at 8:00 pm MST. Jazz fans can watch the game on TNT, and can also tune into the game on 97.5FM or 1280AM.

Rudy Gobert (27) looks to block a shot by Kawhi Leonard (2) 

Rudy Gobert (27) looks to block a shot by Kawhi Leonard (2) 

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