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Donovan Mitchell Drops 16 Points, Jazz Beat Knicks 128-104 At home

Donovan Mitchell Drops 16 Points, Jazz Beat Knicks 128-104 At home

Donovan Mitchell drops 16 points, Jazz beat Knicks 128-104 at home. The Jazz jumped ahead early and kept their nose in front for most of the game. Mitchell led the Jazz to their first run – a 1 minute 5-0 push at the 10:32 mark in the 1st quarter scoring 5 points and setting the score at 7-4.

The Jazz went on an 11-0 run at the 6:01 mark in the 1st quarter, in a 2-minute span making it 30-16. Ending the 1st quarter Bradley made a shot, with an assist by Mitchell, extending the Utah Jazz 10 point lead as the score was 39-29.

Jazz went on an 18-4 run at the 7:09 mark in the 2nd quarter, in a 4-minute span making it 64-44. With 2:31 left in the 2nd quarter, the Jazz went on a 6-0 run fueled by 4 points by Ingles to set the score at 70-48. The score was 72-53 after Barrett Jr. missed a jump shot ending the 2nd quarter. At the 11:03 mark in the 3rd quarter, the Jazz went on a 10-0 run fueled by 6 points by O’Neale to set the score at 82-53. The score was 95-69 after Mudiay missed a jump shot to finish out the 3rd quarter.

Jazz took their foot off the pedal in the 4th quarter. The score was 128-104 at the end of the game after Kadeem Allen missed a jump shot.

For the Jazz: Emmanuel Mudiay had 20 points (8-of-12 from the field). Rudy Gobert had 16 points (5-of-5 FG) and 16 rebounds. Bojan Bogdanovic contributed 20 points (7-of-14 FG). Donovan Mitchell had 16 points (6-of-11 from the field) and 6 assists. Tony Bradley had 12 points (6-of-7 from the field) and 7 rebounds. Joe Ingles had 11 points (4-of-10 shooting) and 5 assists.

Top performers for the New-York Knicks: Frank Ntilikina contributed 16 points (6-of-10 FG). Bobby Portis contributed 13 points (5-of-17 from the field), 6 assists and 7 offensive rebounds. Wayne Ellington Jr. contributed 11 points (4-of-6 from the field). Elfrid Payton Jr. contributed 13 points (6-of-13 FG). Both teams were mostly healthy.

This is the first meeting between these teams this season. The Jazz will attempt to keep their momentum going having won 5 out of their last 5 games. The Knicks have won only one of their last 5 games.

The Jazz next couple of matchups are home vs CHA, away vs WAS, away vs BKN. The Knicks next couple of matchups are home vs NOP, home vs MIA, away vs MIL. The Knicks were coming off a back-to-back, whereas the Jazz had a day to rest. Get all the NBA tickets at TickPick, where smart fans buy tickets.

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