Daily Dribble: Jazz send Philadelphia back to 1776

Daily Dribble: Jazz send Philadelphia back to 1776

By: Kimya Oliver

The Utah Jazz defeated the Philadelphia 76ers 120-85.

The Crossover: Utah Jazz by the Numbers

The Jazz struggled early shooting from beyond the arc shooting 2-10 (20 percent), but shooting 13-24 from the field (54 percent). Despite Joe Ingles and Jordan Clarkson not making their shots, the Jazz still led 30-28 after the first quarter.

Defensively, the Jazz played well. Rudy Gobert had three blocks and helped hold Seth Curry to zero points.

To open the second quarter, the Jazz went on an 8-0 run to go up 38-28. Clarkson finally found his rhythm shooting five of eight (63 percent) from the field. The Jazz extended their lead to 63-47 by the end of the first half.

This game continued to be a blowout into the third quarter with the Jazz leading by 78-51. with eight minutes left. The third quarter ended with the Jazz stretching the lead to 97-66.

The Jazz kept that offensive momentum throughout the rest of the game.

The Daily Double-Double

Bojan Bogdanovic led the Jazz with 27 points while Clarkson had 20 and Gobert had 15 points and 16 rebounds.

Traveling: Utah Jazz snap losing streak at home

The Jazz shot 46-89 from the field (51.1 percent) and 16-38 (42.1 percent) from beyond the arc.

This game showed how the Jazz will be successful. The chemistry defensively is what played a major role in this win. The Jazz converted their defensive momentum into offense.

They also trusted each other more, getting 28 assists as a team compared to the 76ers who had only 19 assists.

Bounce Pass: Up Next

The Jazz will be facing the Toronto Raptors on November 18, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. MST.

Featured image courtesy Spenser Heaps, Deseret News

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