SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Jazz pulled away in the fourth quarter of a grinding 110-102 win over the Chicago Bulls on Saturday night at Vivint Arena.

Here are three takeaways as the Jazz (23-21) won their third straight and for the fifth time in six games.

— Utah used a 9-0 run over two and a half minutes in the fourth to turn a one-point deficit into a 97-89 lead, then put the Bulls away down the stretch. The Jazz outscored Chicago 29-20 in the final period after heading into the fourth trailing by one.

— Donovan Mitchell powered the Jazz again, as he had his third straight game scoring 30 or more points. Mitchell finished with 34 points, including 23 in the second half, and had six rebounds, six assists and two blocks. Rudy Gobert added 15 points, 16 rebounds and eight assists.

The Jazz hit 16 3-pointers in the game, led by four each from Mitchell, Kyle Korver and Joe Ingles. Chicago made seven 3-pointers.

— The Bulls stayed in the game much of the night by outscoring Utah 54-32 in points in the paint. The Jazz, however, had the edge in shooting, hitting 43.2 percent from the field compared to 41.2 percent for Chicago. Utah also shot 35.6 percent (16 of 45) from 3-point range, better than the Bulls’ 28 percent (7 of 25).

— With the victory, Quin Snyder collected his 200th regular-season win as coach of the Jazz.

Next 3

Monday, Jan. 14 vs. Detroit (18-23), 7 p.m. MST

Wednesday, Jan. 16 at Los Angeles Clippers (24-18), 8:30 p.m.

Friday, Jan. 18 vs. Cleveland (8-35), 7 p.m.

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Source:: Deseret News – Sports News

      

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