Donovan Mitchell seems to have overcome the fear of another injury.
The Clippers won 132-106 in the fourth quarter for Jazz on Saturday as Mitchell adjusted his right ankle in the basket. The All-Star was easily lifted to the edge twice but when it landed there was noticeable discomfort.
Mitchell called for an immediate replacement and could be seen on the ABC broadcast shitting in the tunnel.
He eventually returned to the Utah bench area and had a brief interview with Jazz coach Quin Snyder. Group medical staff he cleared to return, but Mitchell did not re-enter the game with a two-digit lead from Los Angeles. As the last rumor struck, Mitchell returned to the locker room with his right foot wrapped in ice.
“She’s in good shape” Snyder said After game 3, “He could go back in the game.”
In the post-game media usability, Mitchell took it The tough success of striker Paul George Clippers In Game 2 but insisted he was “okay,” he offered a similar response.
“I’m fine. That’s all for you.” Said Mitchell. “I’m fine. It’s happened. The situation has happened. I feel like I could go back, but I don’t have to risk that 16, 18 point. So I’ll be fine … It’s time I landed. I tried to manage. I don’t know what say more. However, I don’t want to say too much. It was just a landing, but I’m fine. be ready for game 4. “
Mitchell scored 30 points, five rebounds, four assists and two steals in 32 minutes. The Jazz and Clippers will reunite on Monday night in Game 4 of the Western Conference semifinal series.