Utah Jazz forward Bojan Bogdanovic (44) hits a 3-pointer in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Dec. 26, 2020. (Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News)
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Utah Jazz forward Bojan Bogdanovic scored over half of the team’s points in the first quarter against the Toronto Raptors.
At the end of the first quarter, Bojan Bogdanovic scored 17 of the Jazz 29 points. He shot 7-of-10 from the field and 3-for-4 from the three-point line. Toronto had a 33-29 lead at the end of the first quarter.
The point total for Bogey was a season-high and tied a career-high for most points in a single quarter.
The Jazz were once again without Mike Conley and Donovan Mitchell due to injury. Utah’s other points in the first quarter came from Jordan Clarkson (6), Georges Niang (3), Joe Ingles (3).
Fred VanVleet scored 11 points in the first quarter for the Raptors, while Pascal Siakam dropped 7 points.
Utah is starting a five game home stand on Saturday night. They will face the San Antonio Spurs in their next two home games, beginning on Monday, May 3 at 8 p.m. MDT and again on Wednesday, May 5 at 7 p.m. MDT.