Mike Conley out for Jazz vs. Kings with Hamstring Harm

Utah Jazz guard Mike Conley (10) in the first half of an NBA basketball game Sunday, Jan. 31, 2021, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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The Utah Jazz will in all probability be without Mike Conley on Wednesday against the Sacramento Kings.

The superstar will omit the game with hamstring tightness

The identical atomize took the 33-year-stale out of the lineup earlier this season.

Conley had an uneven debut season with the Jazz, taking a explore at one level luxuriate in he’d lunge into Utah’s 2nd unit. However he has rebounded smartly in 2020-21, helping the team climb to the quit of the Western Convention at 44-17.

Thru 49 games, the Ohio Utter alum is averaging 16.4 parts and 6.0 assists whereas hitting 40.7 percent of his threes. He is offering the scoring and playmaking the Jazz envisioned he would after they obtained him from the Memphis Grizzlies.

Utah can survive when Conley is handiest out for a transient stretch, even though that’s subtle by the absence of Donovan Mitchell, who can even omit his sixth straight sport on Wednesday attributable to an ankle sprain. There is soundless Jordan Clarkson, who is inclined to be the Sixth Man of the Year on fable of the scoring punch he offers off the bench.

So long as Conley’s atomize doesn’t create right into a protracted-time length distress, the Jazz ought to soundless dwell now not off target to compete properly into the postseason.

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