Jazz roll to another blowout, Kings rout 123-105 | WGN 720 radio


SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) Donovan Mitchell scored 26 points, Rudy Gobert added 21 points and 14 rebounds for his fifth straight double-double and the Utah Jazz beat the Sacramento Kings 123-105 on Saturday night.

Mike Conley scored 17 points and Jordan Clarkson scored 16 as Utah won their third straight blowout.

The Jazz took the lead for good on 3 points from Joe Ingles early in the second quarter and led by 21 while winning their sixth in a row against Sacramento.

Gobert shot 8 of 12 from the floor, extending his NBA record of 51 straight games with 50% or better.

Richaun Holmes had 22 points and seven rebounds for Sacramento. The Kings have lost seven of eight.

The game was put on hold for more than 10 minutes in the fourth quarter to allow workers to clean up after an apparently intoxicated fan vomited on the pitch. The mess was cleaned up and the fan was escorted away from his seat at the edge of the court.

This came as the Jazz were 12-2 to start the final period and led 96-82.

Utah continued to roll when play resumed. Gobert dunked a short lob pass from Ingles and Clarkson pulled up a 3-point pull-up to bring the score to 105-87.

Hassan Whiteside scored on back-to-back possessions and Mitchell called with a low bucket to take the Jazz lead to 21.

Utah has won its last three games with a total of 69 points, beating Philadelphia by 35 and Toronto by 16 earlier in the week.


Jazz: Quin Snyder was penalized for a technical foul in the third quarter.

Kings: De’Aaron Fox shot 5 of 17.. Fans rained down boos and chanted “Fire Coach Walton!” in the last few minutes. . Sacramento hasn’t beaten Utah since November 1, 2019. Walton and Buddy Hield were called up for technical reasons in the first half.


Jazz: Play the Grizzlies on Monday. Utah has won six straight games against Memphis.

Kings: Face the 76ers on Monday. Philadelphia hasn’t lost in Sacramento since 2019.

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