Donovan goes for 30 as Jazz outlast Hawks 111-106

Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell (45) reacts after sinking a three-point basket during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Atlanta Hawks, Thursday, Dec. 19, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis)

ATLANTA (AP) – Donovan Mitchell scored two of his 30 points on a tricky baseline drive that put Utah ahead for good and the Jazz beat the Atlanta Hawks 111-106. Mitchell faked a pass from under the basket before slamming the breaks and connecting from beneath the backboard with 3:47 left.

That made it 101-99, and he cemented the win with two free throws with 13 seconds left.

The Jazz won their fourth straight game by dominating near the rim. They outscored the Hawks 62-46 in the paint and outrebounded them 52-39. Rudy Gobert had 20 points and 13 rebounds for Utah.

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