Jazz Blown Out by Raptors in Preseason Debut: What we Learned

The Utah Jazz kicked off the Will Hardy era in a pre-season game against the Toronto Raptors in a 114-82 loss at the Scotiabank Arena.

Laurie Markkanen led Utah with 20 points on 7-of-12 shooting in his debut with his new team.

Utah kept it close in the first half, but the Raptors broke the game wide open by outscoring the Jazz 32-15 in the third quarter.

The Raptors were led by Chris Boucher with 11 points and Precious Achiuwa with 10.

Jazz fans got their first look at a possible starting five that may start the season.

Hardy chose to go big and long at the wings, with Malik Beasley starting at the two and Markannan at the three.

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