After the Jazz closed out the Sacramento Kings to win their 24th straight home game, Donovan Mitchell approached the postgame microphone amidst "MVP" chants. Mitchell, who did not play his most efficient game against the Kings on Saturday night, still finished with 42 points. Over the last three games, Donovan Mitchell has scored 120 points. He is the first Jazz man to score 35+ in three consecutive games since Karl Malone in 1993.
Donovan Mitchell Scoring Last Three Games
@ Phoenix - 41
vs Trail Blazers - 37
vs Kings - 42
Mitchell is averaging a career high 26 points per game. He is also averaging career highs in assists per game (5.3) and rebounds per game (4.5). Mitchell's elevated performance has taken the Jazz to new heights - the Jazz hold the best record in the NBA. They are the first team to 40 wins this season.
Mike Conley was key for the Jazz against the Kings - he finished with 26 points on Saturday night on 8/14 shooting. Joe Ingles finished with 20 points and he did most of his damage from beyond the arc. Ingles shot 5/10 from three.
The Jazz will have a night off on Sunday night before they take on the Washington Wizards on Monday night.
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