Lauri Markkanen Stats
- Height / Weight
- 84 / 240 lbs.
- Date of Birth (Age)
- 5/22/1997 (25)
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Lauri Markkanen News
Utah Jazz forward Lauri Markkanen was in incredible form against the Suns Friday night, posting his new career high with 38 points and shooting a superb 15-for-18 from the field in a 134-33 win. He was 2-for-3 with the three-ball and wrapped up the damage with a turnaround jumper late in the shot which turned out to be the game-winning shot. Markkanen's career night also included six rebounds, three assists, two steals and one block with one turnover in 35 minutes. The Finnish forward really needed the big performance, as he's been a bit quiet lately and the team started a rough stretch of matchups against good defensive teams. Markkanen will now look to replicate his performance against Portland and the Clippers.
Utah Jazz forward Lauri Markkanen was a major force at both ends of the court in Monday's win over Memphis, leading his team in scoring with 31 points and registering a career-high four blocks. He also fitted 11 rebounds, two assists and one steal into his night, shooting an outstanding 11-for-15 from the field and 4-for-6 from downtown. Markkanen has averaged 0.5 blocks per game for his career, which tells how unexpected his defensive contributions were on Monday. He had managed four blocks in total in his previous seven appearances this season. It's still early in the season, but it feels pretty safe to say that Markkanen is on his way to having a career year at his new club. He's getting all the shots he can handle, and Utah's trust in Markkanen has also led to an impressive 6-2 start.
Utah Jazz forward Lauri Markkanen cashed in his third game of 20 or more points in just five games. On Wednesday night, he finished with 24 points, nine rebounds, three assists and one block while shooting 10-for-15 from the floor. If for some reason he's on the waiver wire in your league, you need to get him as fast as possible. He's become a go-to guy on this Jazz team and has formed great chemistry with Jordan Clarkson in the starting lineup.
Utah Jazz forward Lauri Markkanen cashed in a big scoring night in their 122-121 overtime win against the New Orleans Pelicans. When it was all said and done, the 25-year-old big man dropped 31 points, 12 rebounds, two assists, two steals and one block while shooting 52.9% from the floor. On top of that, he was perfect from the free-throw line, hitting all 11 of his attempts. The Jazz have consistently gone with a three-big lineup so far this season. Fantasy managers can confidently plug Markkanen in their lineups in all formats as he continues to get all the playing time he wants.