Donovan Mitchell scored 30 points, Rudy Gobert added 21 points, 10 rebounds and a career-high nine blocks, and the Utah Jazz pounded the Chicago Bulls 120-95 in the NBA on Monday night.
Australia’s Joe Ingles made 5-of-6 three’s and finished with 17 points.
Ingles, the franchise’s career leader in made three-pointers, hit four from outside the arc at United Centre in Chicago. He buried three in a 19-0 run as Utah turned a three-point deficit late in the opening quarter into a 39-23 advantage early in the second.
Jordan Clarkson chimed in with 16 points and Mike Conley added 15 as the Western Conference leaders (31-11) rolled to their second straight win after losing five of eight.
“When I subbed out with about seven minutes left, Derrick (Favors) was coming in and told me that I had nine blocks,” Gobert said.
“He was very happy to tell me that. That’s just the way we are as a team. Everyone is happy for one another. Everyone is lifting each other up. It’s just fun to be part of a group that cares for one another.”
In Milwaukee, Jrue Holiday recorded season-highs of 28 points and 14 assists and the Bucks extended their season-best winning streak to seven games with a convincing 140-113 triumph over the Indiana Pacers.
Milwaukee (28-14) played without two-time reigning NBA Most Valuable Player Giannis Antetokounmpo (knee) and closed within one-and-a-half games of Eastern Conference leaders Philadelphia.
In the west, Kawhi Leonard scored 25 points and the Los Angeles Clippers rallied from a 22-point deficit in the second half to snap the Atlanta Hawks’ eight-game winning streak with a 119-110 victory.
Trae Young had 28 points and eight assists in the Hawks’ first loss under new coach Nate McMillan.
Ja Morant scored 29 points and dished out nine assists to help the Memphis Grizzlies edge the visiting Boston Celtics 132-126 after overtime.
Dillon Brooks scored five of his 24 points in OT as the Celtics, without Jayson Tatum and Kemba Walker, fell to 2-5 since the All-Star break.
In Houston, Christian Wood scored 19 points, all in the second half, while John Wall produced a triple-double as the Rockets snapped their franchise-record 20-game losing streak with a 117-99 victory over the Toronto Raptors.
Wall finished with 19 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists while former Sydney Kings forward Jae’Sean Tate added 22 points, six boards and five assists.
Elsewhere – the Charlotte Hornets scored a 100-97 win over the San Antonio Spurs, with Aussie Patty Mills hitting 3-of-7 threes for 10 points, the Sacramento Kings beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 119-105, and the Oklahoma City Thunder were 112-103 winners at the Minnesota Timberwolves.