Lauri Markkanen shone – Returning after the tragedy

Urah Jazz’s winning streak was snapped in last night’s NBA round.

Lauri Markkanen was one of the best scorers on the field AOP / USA TODAY SPORTS

Lauri Markkanen represented by the Utah Jazz lost basketball in the NBA to the Oklahoma City Thunder 129-134 when it returned to the playing courts after the tragedy.

Utah’s previous game was postponed because the assistant coach of the opposing team, the Golden State Warriors Dejan Milojevic had a seizure. Milojevic later died in hospital.

In the return game, Markkanen scored 26 points and four assists and had ten rebounds. Seven of the 13 shots in the game went in, 2/4 of the three-point shots were successful.

The Finn was again on the attack in the free throw, as ten of the 11 attempts went there.

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Thunder, the top team of the Western Conference, started the match sharply. It led by almost 20 points in the opening quarter. Jazz rose from the top, but could not pass in points.

Jazz’s best scorer had scored 31 points Collin Sexton. Oklahoma too Shai Gilgeous-Alexander marked 31 surfaces.

The loss snapped the Jazz’s six-game winning streak.