Markkanen 38+5 Jazz beat Pistons Clarkson 21+6 Ivey 30+5
The 2022-23 NBA regular season continues, and the Utah Jazz (18 wins and 16 losses) regained their victory. Markkanen scored 38 points and 5 rebounds, and Clarkson scored 21 points and 6 assists. They led the team to use the offensive in the second half to establish a big lead. The Jazz defeated the Detroit Pistons 126-111 in the away game (8 wins and 25 losses) . The Jazz ended their 2-game losing streak, and the Pistons swallowed their 3-game losing streak.
Markkanen of the Jazz had 38 points and 5 rebounds, Clarkson had 21 points and 6 assists, Vanderbilt had 18 points, 13 rebounds and 6 assists, Beasley had 17 points, Kessler had 10 points and 9 rebounds. Ivey had 30 points and 5 assists for the Pistons, Duron had 15 points and 14 rebounds, Bogdanovic had 15 points, Burks had 10 points, Bagley had 10 points and 4 rebounds .
After the start of the game, the two teams drew several times. After 10 draws, Markkanen scored two three-pointers in a row, and the Jazz took the lead. Bogdanovic hit back with a three-pointer and led the team to take a 7-point lead. Beasley hit a three-pointer to end the 7-0 spurt. The Jazz led 23-19. After the two teams each scored a few points, Markkanen kept his touch and hit a three-pointer. At the end of the first quarter, the Pistons led by 7 points 31-24.
Shortly after the start of the second quarter, the Pistons set off a counterattack. Burks and Knox each scored three points. They led the team to a 14-0 counterattack climax. At 5 minutes and 55 seconds before halftime, the Pistons took a 42-41 lead. . Vanderbilt dunked back, and Hayes and Ivey scored another 4 points to expand their advantage. Conley and Clarkson fired together and jointly scored 3 three-pointers. The Jazz led 55-52 at 1:55 before halftime. Ivey and Stewart scored 8 points together, Clarkson returned 6 points not to be outdone, and the Jazz led 61-60 by 1 point at halftime.
Markkanen of the Jazz scored 19 points in the first half, Clarkson scored 14 points and 5 assists, Vanderbilt scored 10 points and 6 rebounds; Ivey of the Pistons scored 18 points.
After the start of the third quarter, the two sides saw each other for several more rounds. Markkanen scored two three-pointers in a row, and the Jazz took a 77-72 lead. The Pistons then tried to counterattack, and Clarkson led the team to quickly counterattack to maintain the lead. Beasley and Conley teamed up for 6 points. With 49.6 seconds left in this quarter, the Jazz led 95-83. Burks made two free throws, and the Pistons trailed by 10 points 85-95 at the end of the third quarter.
After the start of the last quarter, the two teams scored alternately, and the Jazz continued to maintain a double-digit advantage. Gay hit a jumper and Beasley made a three-pointer. At 4 minutes and 30 seconds into this quarter, they took a 109-94 lead. Duron made a tip-up, Gay hit a three-pointer, and Markkanen scored 5 points alone. They led the team to another 10-2 spurt. With 3 minutes and 35 seconds left in the fourth quarter, the Jazz scored 119-98. Leading by 21 points. After that, there was no suspense in the game, both sides sent substitutes, and the Jazz won 126-111.
Jazz starting lineup: Conley, Clarkson, Markkanen, Vanderbilt, Kessler
Pistons starting lineup: Hayes, Ivey, Bogdanovic, Stewart, Durham