Laurie Markkanen He is having the best season of his career. so much so that it is managing to steal the limelight that focuses on the players every day Doncic, Jokic or Antetokounmpo, but is that finnish playing at the same level And this is noticed by some of the jazz that, despite being in complete reconstruction, are still on the wave.
markkanen Signed off the best game of his entire career by holding his scoring at 49 points in Utah’s 114–131 victory in Houston. In addition, he contributed eight rebounds to his statistical line. made six triples and was 15 of 27 from the field, That was almost single-handedly enough to kill one of the worst teams in the league.
It’s not the first time Markkanen has stunned in the season. It was only in December that he finished with 38 points against the Pistons and shortly before that he had another game of 38 against the Suns:I’ve been saying this all year, it’s all because of my teammates., The coaching staff knows how to find the right places to be successful”. And about the 49-point game: “My teammates did a good job of giving me easy shots.,
The Finn already had 18 points in the first quarter, realizing that this was going to be his game: “Jordan (Clarkson) asked me to go for 50 during the game, that it was my nightIn the process, Lowry made six 3-pointers and hit all 13 free throws.
,He is making strides in many aspects which is making him a huge offensive influence.“, Jazz coach Will Hardy said of Markkanen. “More and more he understands what to do when teams turn their defense against him.”
Utah, currently ranked 10th in the West at 20–21, completely overhauled its team during the start of the pre-season in what was deemed a rebuild. This process, which is usually long and very difficult, Salt Lake City team is having it much easier thanks to players like Lauri Markkanen That, against the Rockets, he found his professional peak.