Jazz fight back to beat Spurs and continue winning streak

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The Utah Jazz kept rolling in the NBA as they rallied to beat the San Antonio Spurs 101-99 and collect a 10th straight win on Monday night.

The Jazz had trailed by 13 points in the fourth quarter but Donovan Mitchell found a rhythm at just the right time.

He scored the last nine points for Utah, including the jump-shot which gave them the lead with 39.2 seconds left.

Mitchell finished with 25 points while Joe Ingles had 20 and Derrick Favors 19 as the Jazz moved to 29-28, nudging above .500 for the first time in over two months.

San Antonio, third in the Western Conference, slide to 9.5 games back on the Golden State Warriors, who routed the Phoenix Suns 129-83 behind 22 points from Stephen Curry.

Anthony Davis piled up 38 points and 10 rebounds to lead the New Orleans Pelicans to a 118-103 win over the Detroit Pistons, while TJ McConnell’s triple-double – 10 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists – helped the Philadelphia 76ers beat the New York Knicks 108-92.

The Chicago Bulls left it late to beat the Orlando Magic 105-101, while the Brooklyn Nets’ misery continued with a 114-101 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers, a 10th defeat in their last 11 outings.

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