Rookie Jordan Clarkson had arguably the best dunk of his rookie season with the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday night. The Utah Jazz hosted the visiting Lakers with Clarkson leading the way for the Los Angeles backcourt.
It was a battle of rookie point guards on Wednesday with Clarkson facing off against Dante Exum as starters. The Australian phenom got a lot of attention leading up to the 2014 NBA draft, and received interest from the Lakers, but Clarkson made a statement posterizes the Jazz lottery pick.
Clarkson is getting his opportunity to shine with the Missouri product becoming the starting point guard for the Lakers. Clarkson has improved with every passing game even though Los Angeles has struggled this season.[divide]