Donovan Mitchell ended the first half with a series of and-one plays to ignite the Vivint Arena crowd and Twitter. He erupted for 13 of his 15 points in the second quarter alone.
Royce O’Neale exploded with a hard dunk on Clint Capela.
National media and fans agreed that the Jazz suffered from some brutal whistles in the opening two quarters.
Dante Exum, before he went to the bench with three fouls, won the heart of Twitter for his nine points off the bench.
The Utah Jazz went on a blocking spree in the first quarter. Rudy Gobert, Jae Crowder and Mitchell all partook in a block party.