Utah Jazz past Alanta Hawks with 112-91

2021-02-05 19:19

Utah Jazz past Alanta Hawks with 112-91

Utah Jazz protected the NBA's best record with a runaway 112-91 win over the Atlanta Hawks.

Jordan Clarkson sank five 3-pointers while scoring 23 points, Bojan Bogdanovic had 21 points and Donovan Mitchell added 18 for Utah. Rudy Gobert had 11 points and 12 rebounds.

John Collins led Hawks with 17 points, Huerter had 16 points and Capela had 14 rebounds in the first half and 17 overall.

Atlanta Hawks' point guard Trae Young was held out with a bruised right calf, and Hawks' offense struggled due to Young‘ absence.Another starter, forward De'Andre Hunter (right knee), missed his third consecutive game.

After this losing game, the Hawks have lost three consecutive games and four of their last five.

Atlanta led 2-0 when Kevin Huerter opened the game with a jumper, It was the Hawks' only lead. Bogdanovic and Mitchell have scored after then, led Jazz took the lead 12-2. 

The Jazz led 45-37 at halftime. The Hawks set season lows for points in any half and by shooting only 30% from the field in the first quarter.

In the final quarter, Huerter dunked to stop the bleeding for the Hawks, and Snell also hit a three to try to catch up. Their effort broken by the Jazz, after Jazz hit a 7-1 surge once again, to extend the lead to 27 points, with109-82.