Mitchell Hits 7 3s, Scores 33 Points in Jazz's Win Over Mavs

Donovan Mitchell hit a career-high seven 3-pointers and scored 33 points to help the Utah Jazz beat the Dallas Mavericks 114-109 on Friday night.

Bojan Bogdanovic added 18 points, Mike Conley had 15, Rudy Gobert finished with 14 points, 17 rebounds and three blocks, and Jordan Clarkson chipped in 13 points. Utah shot 40 of 74 (54%) from the field.

Luka Doncic had 23 points, 11 assists and seven rebounds for Dallas. Dwight Powell had a season-high 22 points, Spencer Dinwiddie added 20 points and Davis Bertans 17.

The teams combined to make 33 3-pointers.

Bogdanovic put the Jazz up 110-107 with a corner 3 with 1:28 left. Doncic missed 3-pointers on back-to-back possessions in the final minute. Gobert's layup with 11.1 seconds remaining sealed it.

The Jazz went 20-of-35 (57%) from the field in the first half. An inability to get consistent stops on defense offset Utah's hot shooting before halftime. Dallas countered by making 10 3-pointers in the first half and shot 25-of-45 (56%) from the field overall.

Utah rallied after making six 3-pointers in the third quarter and took an 88-84 lead after Danuel House, Jr. and Mitchell buried back-to-back 3s to punctuate a 13-3 run.

After Clarkson hit a 3-pointer to extend Utah's advantage to 92-86 early in the fourth quarter, the Mavericks answered with a 10-0 run and took a 96-92 lead on back-to-back 3-pointers from Bertans and Dinwiddie.


Mavericks: Theo Pinson (right fifth finger fracture) was inactive. . Bertans beat the first quarter buzzer with his second 3-pointer to break a 31-31 tie. . Dallas made baskets on each of its first seven possessions of the game.

Jazz: Jared Butler (right ankle sprain) and Rudy Gay (non-COVID-19 illness) were inactive. . Utah had nine turnovers in the second quarter, but only seven total in the second half.


Mavericks: At Golden State on Sunday.

Jazz: At Phoenix on Sunday.

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