Donovan Mitchell heartbroken after Jazz lose Game 7 on last possession
The Denver Nuggets beat the Utah Jazz in a tight Game 7 that featured a thrilling finish that left Donovan Mitchell heartbroken.
The Nuggets took an 80-78 lead on a pretty hook shot by Nikola Jokic with 27.8 seconds left in the game on Tuesday night in Orlando, Fla.
— Denver Nuggets (@nuggets) September 2, 2020
Then with 17.4 seconds left, the Jazz took the ball out looking to tie the game or take a lead in the first-round playoff series-deciding game. Utah’s Mitchell turned the ball over, Torrey Craig missed a shot, and then Mike Conley barely missed a three-pointer to win the game.
OH MY GOD WHAT AN ENDING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! pic.twitter.com/tmdbpHxAWG
— KÏŁŁÄ ČÄM (@FTBeard1) September 2, 2020
What an ending!
Mitchell scored 22 points on 9/22 shooting in the game, which was his second-lowest point total of the series. He averaged 36.3 points per game during the series.
The Nuggets have now advanced to the Western Conference semifinals and will face the No. 2 seed Clippers.