Donovan Mitchell scored 13 factors, together with a trio of buckets within the ultimate minute, to raise the Utah Jazz to a 110-104 win over the Oklahoma Metropolis Thunder on Wednesday in Oklahoma Metropolis.
Jordan Clarkson led the Jazz with 20 factors off the bench whereas Bojan Bogdanovic added 19 factors and Rudy Gobert had 15 factors and 17 rebounds.
The win was the fourth in 5 video games for the Jazz, whereas the Thunder have misplaced 4 consecutive video games and 6 of seven.
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Mitchell had been principally quiet till the ultimate minute, when he hit three consecutive Utah baskets to maintain the Jazz in entrance.
Josh Giddey tied the sport for the Thunder with a 3-pointer with 2:35 remaining, earlier than Mike Conley answered with a fast layup to place Utah again on prime.
After Oklahoma Metropolis got here up empty on two possessions with an opportunity to tie or take the lead, Mitchell prolonged the lead with a putback, hit a jumper with lower than 30 seconds left, then answered one other Giddey 3 with a layup with lower than 15 seconds to go to all however put the sport away.
Luguentz Dort led the Thunder with 27 factors, making a season-high 5 3-pointers.
Dort had struggled over the previous three video games, going simply 14 for 44 from the ground after scoring 20 or extra within the 5 video games previous that, taking pictures higher than 58% throughout that stretch.
Giddey, serving as Oklahoma Metropolis’s major level guard for the second consecutive recreation with Shai Gilgeous-Alexander as soon as once more out with a sprained proper ankle, had a season-high 19 factors whereas including seven rebounds and eight assists.
Giddey turned simply the third participant in NBA historical past with 100 assists and 100 rebounds in his first 20 video games, becoming a member of LaMelo Ball and LeBron James.
Utah scored 17 factors off 13 Oklahoma Metropolis turnovers.
The Jazz bench took a success early when Hassan Whiteside was ejected late within the first quarter after choosing up back-to-back technical fouls throughout a stoppage for arguing with officers.
After three video games with Dave Bliss serving because the Thunder’s performing coach, Mark Daigneault returned to the bench for Oklahoma Metropolis.
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