Jordan Clarkson stars as Jazz whip Hawks
FILE — Jordan Clarkson of the Utah Jazz moves the ball up court against the Denver Nuggets during a first round playoff game at AdventHealth Arena at ESPN Wide World Of Sports Complex on August 19, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Ashley Landis-Pool/Getty Images/AFP
Jordan Clarkson came off the bench to score 23 points and visiting Utah Jazz whipped short-handed Atlanta Hawks 112-91 for its 13th win in the past 14 games.
Clarkson matched his season high with five 3-pointers and had seven rebounds.
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Four of his teammates also scored in double figures — Bojan Bogdanovic with 21 points, Donovan Mitchell with 18, Rudy Gobert with 11 points and 12 rebounds and Mike Conley with 11.
The Hawks were playing without their two leading scorers — Trae Young and De’Andre Hunter.
John Collins followed Wednesday night’s 35-point performance by scoring 17. Clint Capela had 17 rebounds, his 18th straight game with double-digit rebounds.
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