Powered by Georges Niang’s 7-for-7 effort from deep, Utah overcomes early miscues for 132-110 win.(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Utah Jazz guard Mike Conley (10) Utah Jazz ahead Royce O’Neale (23), and Utah Jazz guard Jordan Clarkson (00) spray water on Utah Jazz ahead Georges Niang (31), throughout his submit sport interview, in NBA motion between the Utah Jazz and the Charlotte Hornets at Vivint Arena, on Monday, Feb. 22, 2021.  | Feb. 23, 2021, 4:55 a.m. | Updated: 6:28 a.m.For the higher a part of three quarters Monday evening, the Utah Jazz have been enjoying listless basketball — not bothering with transition protection, forcing isolation appears, being careless with the ball, consumed by arguing with the refs.They have been down double digits to the Charlotte Hornets with the sport quickly to go to the ultimate 12 minutes.And then they flipped the mom of all switches.Rudy Gobert shut down the paint and the perimeter defenders locked up the Hornets’ shooters. Georges Niang and Joe Ingles and Jordan Clarkson instantly had all of the open appears they may ever dream of, and didn’t miss. And a blistering, incendiary, soul-crushing 26-2 run in a 5-minute stretch turned what was shaping as much as be a nasty loss right into a ridiculously simple 132-110 victory.“The manner we performed all through the course of the sport, that’s the crew we wish to be. The No. 1 crew within the league wins a sport like that,” stated Donovan Mitchell, who shook off six mind-boggling turnovers to complete with 23 factors, eight assists, and 4 rebounds. “I believe that’s actually the place our head is at — that’s the place now we have to proceed to be.”Utah was down as a lot as 81-70 earlier than beginning to get issues circled. They trailed 90-85 when the actual occurred.It started, unusually sufficient, with a Mike Conley 3-pointer that didn’t rely.Charlotte one way or the other despatched six gamers out onto the courtroom out of a timeout, and nobody seen till proper in regards to the time Conley nonetheless discovered himself wide-open — enjoying five-on-six — for a 3. The shot was waved off, the officers known as a technical foul, and Clarkson made it.Then he adopted with a layup, and Niang added a 3 for a fast little 6-0 burst to finish the interval and put the Jazz on high.They have been simply getting began.In the fourth, Clarkson threw an alley-oop to Gobert for the latter’s first basket of the sport. Then Clarkson hit a 3. Gordon Hayward bought a bucket for Charlotte, however then … Niang hit one other 3. The Clarkson his one other. Then Niang hit one other. Then Conley hit one. And then Niang hit one other one.It took lower than 5 minutes. In that stretch, the Hornets shot 1 for six (thanks, partially to back-to-back blocked pictures by Gobert) and dedicated two turnovers. And similar to that, the Jazz have been up 111-92.“They have been actually, actually comfy the entire sport. We know we didn’t have a lot physicality, a lot disruption within the first half, they usually have been feeling good. And once we began moving into them just a little, get bodily, defend the basket, it was a unique sport,” stated the Frenchman, who completed with 10 factors, 12 rebounds, and 6 blocks. “Most of the time we’re going to have the ability to rating, but when we don’t play protection, we’re not not going to go nowhere.”Niang likewise gave the credit score to Gobert and his defensive efforts for sparking the turnaround. But contemplating the Iowa State product obliterated his capturing hunch with a 7-for-7 effort past the arc, nobody was gonna let him get away with that type of deflection.“You can get pissed off in case you’re not seeing the ball go within the basket, notably somebody like Georges, who’s pretty much as good a shooter as he’s. I simply appreciated the truth that he didn’t hesitate and he stored capturing,” stated coach Quin Snyder. “And that’s the way you break by means of, you retain capturing it. … His capturing is one thing that, when he’s on like that, it’s an enormous deal for us. He’s a weapon.”Niang, after all, was fully zen and completely understated about his breakout: “When you make pictures, life is nice, there’s no issues ever on this planet.”Meanwhile, with Ingles going 7 of 10 from deep for 21 factors, and Clarkson hitting 5 of 10 past the arc for 20 factors, Utah’s bench set an NBA report with 19 made 3s (as a part of a brand new team-record 28 total).“That’s an unbelievable accomplishment. Nineteen 3s is a is loads of factors,” Niang added. “I wasn’t a math main, however that’s loads of factors.”And with that, they may afford to momentarily shrug off the 23 turnovers that led to 25 Hornets factors. They may briefly neglect that their pick-and-roll protection was a sieve for practically three quarters. They may take a minute to douse Niang with water bottles in a postgame celebration, and enjoy being 25-6 on the season.Snyder will be certain that the reckoning will come.But within the meantime … yeah, that’s loads of factors.