Rookie Donovan Mitchell scored 13 of his 28 points in the fourth quarter to help the Utah Jazz defeat the Oklahoma City Thunder 102-95 on Wednesday night and tie their Western Conference playoff series at one win game apiece.
The Utah Jazz city edition court and jerseys will return for the first home playoff game Saturday night against the Oklahoma City Thunder. For fans attending the game they will take home their own city edition “Take Note” playoff t-shirt.
Thunder forward Paul George and Utah guard Donovan Mitchell, the leading scorers for their respective teams in their first-round playoff series, are uncertain for Game 2 on Wednesday because of injuries.
Donovan Mitchell was diagnosed with a foot contusion on Monday, and while his status for Game 2 is officially to be determined, it looks like he's likely to play. That, plus notes, quotes, and analysis from Jazz practice.
Three thoughts on the Jazz losing this contest due to the heroics of OKC's Paul George, Donovan Mitchell's very good playoff debut (despite an injury), and the Jazz defending putbacks and fast break opportunities.