Warriors routed by the Jazz in regular season finale

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With the second seed locked up before the game began, the Golden State Warriors failed to bring their A-game to Utah, losing to the Jazz 119-79 in the regular season finale.

Relive all the sights and sounds below.

KEY MOMENT

The Warriors were outscored 33-16 in the first quarter, which proved to be the difference maker in a game the Jazz led by as many as 45 points. Jazz rookie guard Donovan Mitchell scored 22 points, adding three rebounds and 1 assists in just 26 minutes.

HIGHLIGHTS

The playoffs start this weekend!

LOWLIGHTS 

Warriors defense: In addition to giving up 62 points in the first half, the Warriors allowed the Jazz to shoot 53 percent for the game.

Warriors offense: Warriors shot just 34.9 percent from the field as Klay Thompson and Kevin Durant combined to go 14 of 39 from the field.

NUMBERS OF NOTE

58: Marks the first time the Warriors have won less than 67 games in the regular season since Steve Kerr was hired in 2014.

45: The most points the Warriors have been down in a single game during Kerr’s tenure as coach.

70: The combined margin of victory for the Jazz over the Warriors in the two games played in Utah this season.

QUOTE OF THE NIGHT

“He just needed a rhythm. Just needed a little more rhythm. I felt like maybe another three or four points and his rhythm would be perfect.” – Kerr on Klay Thompson, who was put back into the game to score the four points needed to average 20 points in his fourth straight season.

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