Mitchell helps Jazz beat Pelicans for 7th straight win
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Donovan Mitchell scored a season-high 36 points, and the Utah Jazz rallied to beat the New Orleans Pelicans 129-118 on Thursday night for their seventh straight win.
Mitchell went 6 for 7 from 3-point variety in another effective efficiency. Utah shot 50% (44 for 88) from the field it made 50.6% of its shots throughout a 118-102 triumph over New Orleans on Tuesday night.
Mike Conley scored 20 points and Jordan Clarkson had 19 for Utah, which has the longest active win streak in the NBA.
Zion Williamson scored 27 points and Brandon Ingram had 23 however the Pelicans couldn’t sustain the momentum of a practically ideal very first quarter and a half.
Still, New Orleans led for a bit early in the 2nd half. Eric Bledsoe made a jumper to make it 78-75 Pelicans right prior to allure took control of.
Joe Ingles made a fast-break layup on a feed from Mitchell, topping a 21-2 run that raised Utah to a 96-80 lead with 4:27 to play in the 3rd quarter.
Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.