Jazz’s Donovan Mitchell, Mike Conley TBD For Game 6

Jazz point guard Mike Conley Jr. is hoping to play for Game 6 vs. the Clippers on Friday in Los Angeles, with Donovan Mitchell a likely game-time decision, per Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.Donovan Mitchell

Conley has missed the first five games with a strained right hamstring and has been listed as day-to-day since the start of the series.

Meanwhile, Mitchell is dealing with a sprained right ankle, suffered in the Game 5 home loss. He struggled to a 6-of-19 shooting performance, admitting afterward that the ankle was limiting what he could do on the court.

Mitchell has otherwise sizzled, averaging 31.6 points and 5.7 assists in nine playoff games. Conley is at 17.4 points and 8.6 assists in five postseason games, all coming in the first round vs. the Grizzlies.

The Jazz trail the series, 3-2. The Clippers managed Game 5 on the road despite the absence of star forward Kawhi Leonard, who is expected to miss the rest of the series with a right knee injury. Some of even speculated he could miss 3-4 weeks, though there’s nothing close to definitive on a timeframe.

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