SALT LAKE CITY – Rudy Gobert և Jordan ordan Clarkson scored 18 points each, and Utah azz beat the Los Angeles Lakers 114-89 on Wednesday night.
Gobert also had nine rebounds against Utah (26-6), which he won for the 22nd time in the last 24 games. Twenty of those victories were in double digits. Bojan Bogdanovich added 15 points, Mike Conley had 14 points, eight rebounds and eight assists, and Donovan Mitchell finished with 13 points and 10 assists and eight assists.
LeBron James Ames had 19 points and Montsell Harel added 16 points to lead the Lakers (22-11), who lost for the fourth time in a row և in five games.
James Ames և Mark Gasol’s return baskets gave the Lakers a 17-13 advantage as Los Angeles depended on Utah for a quarter. But the last three quarters belonged to jazz.
Utah earned baskets in four straight ranges, starting with Clarkson in buckets, gaining a 35-25 lead early in the second quarter. Clarkson, Royce O’Neill and Conley scored three points each. It was a secret preview of Utah’s outer basket.
The Jazz scored eight points in the second quarter, hitting 14 from a distance in the first half (0.609). They built the end of the 63-47 half after Mitchell landed 3, with Gobert back in baskets and the last three Utah halves.
Early in the third quarter, jazz slammed the door as Gobert rolled down the aisle to give Utah a 71-47 lead.
Lakers. Talen Horton-Tucker made his first start of the season, ը the second of his NBA career. Horton-Tucker made a high team pass. … Los Angeles scored eight points in Utah’s first four rounds in the first quarter.
Azz ազ. Mitchell hit back at Utah for the first time this season. This azz Azeris have scored at least 20 points for the 11th time this season, moving them to a third-place draw with the 2019-20 Dallas Mavericks for the maximum number of such games this season. Overall, Utah scored from 48 to 22 points from the 3-point line.
Lakers. Host the Portland Trail Blazers on Friday.
Azz ազ. Visit the Miami Heat on Friday.
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