Mitchell’s 28 points helps lead Jazz past Clippers
Mitchell, coming off Western Conference player of the week honors, has averaged 30.3 points over his last six games.
Leading by 16 to start the fourth, Utah got three consecutive 3-pointers, including two by Korver, to go up 104-81.
The Jazz made 30 of 37 free throws, while the Clippers were 9 of 14.
Lou Williams scored 10 of the Clippers’ next 13 points to draw them to 107-92.
Los Angeles rallied in the second, getting within one on a 3-pointer by Bradley. But Utah answered with an 8-2 run to go into halftime leading 56-49.
Jazz: They improved to 8-7 on the road against Western Conference teams. … The lineup of Mitchell, Royce O’Neale, Joe Ingles, Favors and Gobert improved to 4-0 together.
Clippers: Coach Doc Rivers got a technical early in the fourth. … They also dropped four straight from Dec. 11-17.
Jazz: Host Cleveland on Friday.
Clippers: Host Golden State on Friday. LA won the first matchup 121-116 in overtime on Nov. 12.
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