Utah Jazz’s Lauri Markkanen was the best scorer of the match, as the Finn led his team to an important home win over the Charlotte Hornets.
Lauri Markkanen was again the Utah Jazz’s most effective player in the NBA round of basketball. Suomalaistahtih led the Jazz to a clear 120–102 home victory over the Charlotte Hornets.
Markkanen, who played 32 minutes, scored 25 points, picked up 11 rebounds on the defensive end, made two assists leading to the basket, made two steals and one block. Markkanen, who again reached double figures in both points and rebounds, had a double-double for the fifth time in a row.
Markkanen, who is having a great season, reached more than 20 points in the 16th game in a row. This is a new record for the Finn, according to Jazz’s Twitter account.
The balance of Markkanen’s situational throws was 8/14 and 50 percent of the threes were sunk in (4/8). He missed from the free throw line only once (5/6).
Markkanen was the most effective scorer of the entire match, because Charlotte’s Terry Rozier total your balance on 5/23.
The Hornets sank only two threes in the match. No team had done as poorly from behind the three-point arc this season.
– At halftime, we noticed that they can’t make three-point shots, so we started to defend the inside of the arc. We excluded them from the area where they wanted to play, Markkanen told the press.
Utah returned to winning ways after losing their previous game over the weekend to the Brooklyn Nets.
– Our defense really worked today, Utah coach Will Hardy your sum.
The Jazz have won exactly half of the 50 games they have played this season. Go to the NBA tables via this link.