Senegal’s Georges Niang and DR Congo’s Emmanuel Mudiay both came off the bench on Monday for Utah Jazz in their match against LA Lakers, who ran out with a 116-108 victory.

Niang was on the court for 18mins:10s for Utah, and contributed 4pts, 1reb and 1ast. Making three steals, the joint second highest in the game, with only his teammate, Royce O’Neale (4) making more than him.

For Mudiay, he was on the court for just 9mins:20s, making an appreciable impact with 7pts for the Jazz. Containing Anthony Davis was difficult for the Jazz team, who couldn’t stop the Lakers forward from hitting double-double, making a game-high 42pts and 12reb.

The defeat left Jazz down in 5th place in the Western Conference, with Lakers going tops. Jazz will next play against Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday.

Very proficient in writing and talking about football, but has now found a new love in Athletics. Just a matter of time before I become a master on things pertaining to the tracks. Formerly the Content Manager-Sports at NigerianBulletin and Allsports, Christopher is now a Senior Sports writer at Making of Champions.


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