NBA wrap: Jazz rally past injury-depleted Spurs for 10th straight win

The Jazz rallied in the fourth quarter to beat the injury-riddled Spurs.

Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell celebrates as he runs off the court following an NBA game against San Antonio Spurs.   -  AP

The Jazz trailed by eight points entering the fourth quarter Monday against the Spurs, but rallied to a 101-99 victory.

After getting outscored 29-15 in the third quarter, phenomenal rookie Donovan Mitchell and the Jazz bested the Spurs 32-22 in the fourth quarter.

Mitchell scored 25 points with seven rebounds and five assists, but he shot just 9 of 28 from the floor. Joe Ingles added 20 points, seven rebounds and five assists, while Derrick Favors scored 19 points with eight rebounds.

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The Jazz (29-28) has now won 10 straight games to get back in the playoff picture. 

All five Spurs starters scored in double figures, led by Pau Gasol's 15 points and 15 rebounds, but San Antonio didn't have the firepower to win playing without Kawhi Leonard, Rudy gay and All-Star Lamarcus Aldridge.

Injuries have started to catch up with the Spurs (35-23), which has now lost four out of its last five games.


DeAndre Jordan is still with the Clippers despite constant rumors linking him to other teams before last week's trade deadline, and he made his presence felt in a 114-101 win over the Nets. Jordan scored 16 points on 8-of-11 shooting and 17 rebounds.


It's hard to pick on the Knicks right now given all its injury woes, but Tim Hardaway Jr. signed a monster contract this offseason and he was poor in Monday's 108-92 loss to the 76ers. Hardaway scored just nine points on 4-of-16 shooting (0 for 8 from 3-point range) in 34 minutes.


Rockets (42-13) at Timberwolves (35-24) 8:00 p.m. ET — Houston, led by MVP candidates James Harden and Chris Paul, has won eight straight games. The emergence of center Clint Capela has helped the Rockets against more physical teams, but Minnesota is 23-6 at home. Jimmy Butler and Karl-Anthony Towns will be ready to pull off an upset.

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