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Gobert's Big Game Propels the Utah Jazz to Victory Over the Chicago Bulls

Rudy Gobert finished one block shy of a triple double in the Utah Jazz win over the Chicago Bulls

The Utah Jazz concluded their five-game road trip in Chicago on Monday night as they beat the Chicago Bulls 120-95. 

Rudy Gobert (27) blocks Lauri Markkanen (24) on Monday night

Rudy Gobert (27) blocks Lauri Markkanen (24) on Monday night

Rudy Gobert:

The story of the evening was all about Jazz Center Rudy Gobert. In a league that is frequented with its players notching triple-doubles that include points, rebounds, and assists, not many have included blocks. Gobert finished with 21-points, 10-rebounds, and 9-blocks in the win. Although he finished one block shy of a triple-double, Gobert's dominating performance helped drive the Jazz to victory on Monday night.  His 9-block mark is a feat that hasn't been accomplished within the Jazz franchise since Andrei Kirilenko totaled 10-blocks in 2006.

Donovan Mitchell (45) hits a mid-range jump shot against the Chicago Bulls

Donovan Mitchell (45) hits a mid-range jump shot against the Chicago Bulls

Donovan Mitchell: 

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Donovan Mitchell's presence was also widely felt in the Jazz win against the Bulls. The Jazz guard finished with 30-points, 6-rebounds, and 6-assists. His mid-range shots were crucial in the win, emphasizing another dangerous element to his game and the Jazz arsenal as a whole. 

Joe Ingles (2) shows excitement during a Utah Jazz win

Joe Ingles (2) shows excitement during a Utah Jazz win

Joe Ingles:

Joe Ingles continued his hot hand from behind the arc, knocking down five out of the six shots that he took from three-point range. In the last three games, Ingles is 18-22 (81.8%) from three, and Jazz statistician Austin Ewing reported that Ingles three point percentage, through three games, with at least 20 three-pointers attempted, is the best in league history.

Utah will finally head home after a long road trip to face the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday. The matchup between the Jazz and Nets will tip-off at 8pm at Vivint Smart Home Arena.

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