Jazz Take Down Warriors Behind Gobert, Conley, Mitchell
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – The Utah Jazz had three players score 20 points or more in their 122-108 win over the Golden State Warriors.
Rudy Gobert led all Jazz scorers with 25 points and 14 rebounds. He shot 11-of-12 from the field and blocked two shots.
Donovan Mitchell chipped in 23 points and 6 assists, while connecting on five of his nine attempts from downtown.
Mike Conley continued his recent impressive play with 22 points and 7 assists. The veteran point guard went 5-of-8 from beyond the arc.
The Jazz had seven players score in double figures, other than the trio who had over 20 points, Bojan Bogdanovic and Jeff Green scored 12 points apiece, Emmanuel Mudiay and Joe Ingles each had 11 points.
For Golden State, D’Angelo Russell led all scorers with 33 points, including 18 in the first quarter. Former Jazzman Alec Burks dropped 10 points against his old team.
In the fourth quarter, Warriors forward Draymond Green was ejected from the game with two technical fouls when he argued a call when he was charged with a blocking foul. Shortly after, head coach Steve Kerr was assessed a technical foul. It was Green’s first game back into the lineup after missing the last five with a finger injury.
The difference in the game was in the second quarter when the Jazz outscored the Warriors 35-24. Mitchell scored 14 of his 23 points in the second period.
The Jazz improved to 7-3 on the season. They will have a short turnaround when they host the Brooklyn Nets at Vivint Smart Home Arena on Tuesday night at 7 p.m. on AT&T SportsNet. Brooklyn has a 4-5 record and lost 138-112 to the Phoenix Suns on Sunday.
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