Jazz point guard George Hill will miss Game 4 of the Western Conference semifinals Monday night against the Golden State Warriors at Vivint Smart Home Arena, coach Quin Snyder said before the game.
Hill has missed the past two games of the series with a toe injury, and Shelvin Mack has stepped into the starting lineup in Hill's place. Mack is the team's third-leading scorer (10.3 points per game) behind Gordon Hayward and Rudy Gobert through three games in the series. Mack will start on Monday night as well in Game 4.
"We'll, we've been dealing with it all year," Hayward said about adjusting to Hill's absence. "Whether it's Shelvin, whether it's Raul [Neto], whether it's Joe Ingles or myself or one of the other wings running the point, we've had to deal with it all year. I think that's kind of helped us prepare for it a little bit, but also just the guys that are replacing, filling in for injured guys, are professionals. They've done a great job of staying ready and being prepared, and they've come in and given us a boost."