The Roundup—Jazz start strong, fall short despite Harden's off night

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The Roundup—Jazz start strong, fall short despite Harden's off night
The Roundup—Jazz start strong, fall short despite Harden's off night

On a night when reigning league MVP James Harden missed his first 15 shots, the Utah Jazz simply couldn't sustain any offensive momentum, missing free throws and open 3-pointers in what amounted to a giant missed opportunity. The result was a disappointing 104-101 loss and a 3-0 series deficit heading into Monday's Game 4 in Salt Lake City. "We had the right mindset and were aggressive, but we've got to capitalize," Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell said after the game. "You can't give a team like this multiple opportunities. I wouldn't say it all came down to [missed free throws], but it definitely would've helped." Mitchell led the Jazz with 34 points, while Derrick Favors came off the bench to score

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