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Utah Jazz hit franchise-record 20 three-pointers in rout of San Antonio Spurs

Wednesday 5 December 2018 08:31, UK

Donovan Mitchell #45 of the Utah Jazz shoots the ball against the San Antonio Spurs on December 4, 2018 at vivint.SmartHome Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah. 3:56
The Utah Jazz nailed a franchise record 20 three-pointers against the San Antonio Spurs - watch them all here

The Utah Jazz drained a franchise-record 20 three-pointers as they thrashed the San Antonio Spurs 139-105.

Franchise star Donovan Mitchell led the way as the Jazz bombed away from beyond the arc, making 20 of their 33 three-balls (60.6 per cent) as they eased to a comfortable win.

Utah lit up the perimeter early and often from the tip-off. They shot 10 of 17 from beyond the arc over the first two quarters and opened up a 63-47 lead by half-time.

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In the second half, they ripped off a 17-6 run, capped by back-to-back three-pointers from Joe Ingles and Mitchell, to take as 84-59 lead with 6:29 left in the third quarter before cruising home.

Mitchell connected on four of his six attempted threes, Joe Ingles made 3-of-6 while Ricky Rubio, Jae Crowder and Royce O'Neal made two apiece.

New addition Kyle Korver, acquired via trade from the Cleveland Cavaliers, shot 3-of-4 from three-point land as he supplied 15 points in 15 minutes off the bench.

Tuesday night's results

  • Portland Trail Blazers 102-111 Dallas Mavericks
  • Orlando Magic 105-90 Miami Heat
  • Chicago Bulls 90-96 Indiana Pacers
  • San Antonio Spurs 105-139 Utah Jazz
  • Sacramento Kings 122-105 Phoenix Suns

Click the video at the top of the page to watch the Jazz's franchise-record three-point barrage

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