NBA roundup: Jazz sink 20 treys, rout Spurs
Donovan Mitchell scored 20 points, and the Utah Jazz made a franchise record 20 3-pointers in a 139-105 victory over the visiting San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday night.
Rudy Gobert had 18 points and 10 rebounds, and Kyle Korver added 15 points off
the bench in his first home game since Utah reacquired the veteran guard in a
trade. The Jazz won for the third time in four games since dealing for Korver.
Jakob Poeltl contributed a career-best 20 points and seven rebounds off the
bench for San Antonio, which lost for the third time in four games. DeMar
DeRozan scored 16 points and dished out seven assists, and LaMarcus Aldridge
added 16 points.
The Jazz went 10 of 17 from long distance over the first two quarters and
opened up a 63-47 lead by halftime. Overall, Utah hit 20 of 33 3-point
Kings 122, Suns 105
Buddy Hield had a dunk and a pair of 3-pointers in a game-opening 13-2 flurry,
and Sacramento went on to lead by as many as 35 points en route to a blowout
win at Phoenix.
The Kings held the Suns to one field goal in the first 5 1/2 minutes and a
total of nine points in the first quarter, taking a 36-9 lead after one
period. Hield finished with 20 points in 18 minutes to lead seven players in
double figures for the Kings, who were opening a four-game trip.
Rookie De'Anthony Melton recorded a season-best 21 points for the Suns, who
played without Devin Booker (strained hamstring) and T.J. Warren (sprained
Mavericks 111, Trail Blazers 102
Rookie Luka Doncic scored 21 points and grabbed nine rebounds as Dallas
polished off visiting Portland.
Wesley Matthews added 17 points and DeAndre Jordan contributed 12 points and
17 boards for the Mavericks, who have won eight in a row at home and nine of
11 games overall.
Damian Lillard collected 33 points, eight rebounds and eight assists for the
Trail Blazers, who have lost three in a row and six of their past seven games.
CJ McCollum scored 18 points, and Al-Farouq Aminu chipped in 12 points and 13
rebounds for Portland.
Magic 105, Heat 90
Orlando's defense shut down Miami in the third quarter, and the Magic overcame
poor first-half shooting to earn a road win.
The Magic turned the tables on the Heat in the third quarter, outscoring the
Heat 30-12. It was Miami's lowest point total in a quarter this season, and
Orlando took a 76-62 lead after three quarters.
Orlando's Aaron Gordon scored 16 of his 20 points in the critical third
quarter. Nikola Vucevic had 19 points and 10 rebounds, and Terrence Ross added
19 points off the bench for the Magic. Justise Winslow led the Heat with 14
Pacers 96, Bulls 90
Darren Collison scored 23 points and grabbed eight rebounds, and Indiana held
on for a win over visiting Chicago.
Myles Turner added 18 points and 11 rebounds to go along with five blocked
shots for the Pacers. Bojan Bogdanovic (14 points) and Tyreke Evans (10) also
scored in double digits for Indiana, which snapped a two-game losing streak.
Chicago lost its first game since dismissing head coach Fred Hoiberg and
replacing him with Jim Boylen on Monday. The Bulls have lost seven in a row
and 11 of 12. Lauri Markkanen led the Bulls with 21 points and 10 rebounds in
his second game since returning from a sprained elbow.
--Field Level Media