National Basketball Association
Utah 121, Sacramento 99
When: 9:00 PM ET, Sunday, May 16, 2021
Where: Golden 1 Center, Sacramento, California
Officials: #34 Kevin Cutler, #64 Justin Van Duyne, #23 Tre Maddox
Attendance: N/A

Jordan Clarkson scored 33 points and made six 3-pointers and Bojan Bogdanovic added 18 to lead the Utah Jazz to a 121-99 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Sunday night.

Rudy Gobert added 13 points and 16 rebounds. Mike Conley chipped in 11 points, nine assists and six rebounds. Utah (52-20) clinched the No. 1 seed in the Western Conference and will have home-court advantage throughout the playoffs after finishing with the league's best regular-season record.

Terence Davis scored 20 points to lead the Kings. Damian Jones chipped in 19 points. Buddy Hield added 13 points, nine assists and seven rebounds for Sacramento.

The Kings (31-41) rested several key players in their final game of the season. De'Aaron Fox, Tyrese Haliburton, Harrison Barnes, Marvin Bagley III and Richaun Holmes were all sidelined, but being short-handed did not faze Sacramento early in the game.

Utah played sloppy to start the first quarter. The Jazz had six turnovers compared to only five baskets in the game's first nine minutes.

Sacramento took advantage, ripping off an 11-0 run to take an 11-5 lead. Delon Wright assisted a basket to start the run and capped it off with a 3-pointer. Utah climbed back to within a point on a 3-point play from Clarkson. The Kings answered with a 14-3 run -- highlighted by three straight baskets from Davis -- to extend their lead to 25-13.

Clarkson helped Utah erase the deficit before the first quarter ended. The Jazz scored on six straight possessions to mount a 15-0 run. Clarkson scored three baskets to help Utah reclaim a 28-25 lead going into the second quarter.

The Kings struggled to keep pace as the second quarter progressed. After Sacramento trimmed Utah's lead to 50-45 on back-to-back baskets from Wright and Jahmi'us Ramsey, the Jazz closed the half on a 14-4 run to take a 64-49 lead. Conley scored a pair of baskets and assisted another to fuel the run.

Utah put the game out of reach after opening the third quarter with a 20-6 run. Clarkson capped the run with a pair of 3-pointers that gave the Jazz an 84-55 lead.

--Field Level Media

Top Game Performances
Utah   Sacramento
Jordan Clarkson 33 Scoring Terence Davis II 20
Mike Conley 9 Assists Buddy Hield 9
Rudy Gobert 16 Rebounds Chimezie Metu 8
Bojan Bogdanovic 6 Free Throws Made Terence Davis II 2
Mike Conley 3 Steals Louis King 3
Rudy Gobert 2 Blocks Delon Wright 2
Team Stats Summary
Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Utah 121 47.7 18-39 21-25 28 50 3 9 16
Sacramento 99 46.7 9-30 6-10 24 39 5 10 13