With 1:36 remaining in the fourth quarter, Kyle Lowry made a three-point shot to extend the Raptors' lead to five. ESPN's win probability jumped to 85% in favor of the Raptors. The Jazz, who were on the second night of a back-to-back, turned to superstar Donovan Mitchell in the final 96 seconds.
Mitchell pushed the tempo and forced a foul where he made both free throws. Down by three, a fantastic defensive effort by Rudy Gobert forced a miss by Pascal Siakam. Again, Mitchell pushed the tempo and converted the old fashioned three-point play to tie the game.
The Jazz got a second consecutive stop with 35 seconds remaining - the game was tied at 110. Mitchell pushed the tempo (do you see the theme here?) and hit the pull-up jumper from the free throw line to give the Jazz the lead with 29 seconds remaining. The Jazz got one more stop and hit enough free throws down the stretch to pull out the road victory.
Mitchell finished 31 points on 8/20 from the field. You can watch Mitchell's highlights from the Jazz's win over the Raptors here:
The Jazz travel to Chicago to take on the Bulls on Monday night.
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