By JOHN COON, Related Press
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Rudy Gobert had 18 factors, 19 rebounds and 4 blocked photographs, and the Utah Jazz beat the New York Knicks 108-94 on Tuesday evening for his or her ninth consecutive win.
Royce O’Neale scored 20 factors, serving to Utah overcome a quiet evening for Donovan Mitchell. Mike Conley had 19 factors, seven rebounds, and 5 assists.
Mitchell completed with 9 factors on 3-for-15 taking pictures.
Austin Rivers scored 25 factors for New York — all within the first half. Julius Randle had 18 factors and 10 rebounds, and R.J. Barrett scored 17 within the Knicks’ third straight loss.
The Jazz trailed by as many 15 factors within the first half, however they grabbed the lead for good once they opened the fourth quarter with a 20-3 run. O’Neale punctuated the run with three straight baskets, giving Utah a 100-84 lead with 5:19 remaining.
Utah endured a chilly spell on offense in the course of the first quarter. The Jazz missed 12 of their first 14 photographs and shot 2 of 13 from the perimeter in the course of the interval. They made solely six baskets within the first 12 minutes.
Rivers scored 18 of New York’s first 21 factors within the second quarter. His flurry of baskets stopped a Jazz rally. After Utah lower the deficit to 36-32 on back-to-back layups from Joe Ingles and Gobert, Rivers made three 3-pointers to gasoline a 12-2 run that prolonged the Knicks’ result in 48-34 halfway by way of the quarter.
Rivers went 10 of 10 from the sector in the course of the first half, together with 5 3-pointers.
Conley and Bojan Bogdanovic rallied the Jazz, combining for 22 factors in the course of the third quarter. Conley made 4 baskets, assisted on a pair, and hit 4 free throws in the course of the quarter. Bogdanovic hit a pair of 3-pointers.
Knicks: Alec Burks made his second begin of the season and his Knicks profession. He completed with 9 factors and 7 rebounds. … Rivers went 0 of 4 from the sector after halftime. … New York held Utah to 2 fast-break factors.
Jazz: Mitchell, Conley, and Bogdanovic mixed to go 1 of 19 from the sector within the first half. … Utah completed with simply six turnovers. … Mitchell completed with a season-high eight rebounds.
Knicks: Host the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday.
Jazz: Host the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday.
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