LOS ANGELES (AFP) — The Utah Jazz battled back from a 17-point deficit to defeat the Indiana Pacers on Friday in a victory overshadowed by an injury to star playmaker Donovan Mitchell.
Bojan Bogdanovic finished with 24 points and French star Rudy Gobert delivered a towering defensive display with 23 rebounds as the Jazz dug deep to score a 119-111 victory.
But the win came at a cost for the Western Conference leaders, who lost Mitchell with an injury to his lower right leg in the second half.
The 24-year-old landed awkwardly as he jumped for a loose ball in a challenge with Indiana's Edmond Sumner midway through the third quarter with the Jazz trailing 74-65.
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IM Quizon, Indonesian share lead
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