No team in the NBA this season has had a longer win streak than the Jazz. But they're not the only red-hot West team heading into Week 6.
— Donovan Mitchell had 23 points, seven rebounds and six assists as the Utah Jazz routed the Golden State Warriors 127-108 on Saturday night for their eighth straight victory.
ESPN's Zach Lowe joins The Woj Pod to discuss the Knicks and Nets, the league's battle to stay on the court amid COVID-19, Brandon Ingram's rise with the Pelicans, Donovan Mitchell and the Jazz, some of the best young Black assistants poised to become head coaches in the league, and much more.
— Donovan Mitchell scored a season-high 36 points, and the Utah Jazz rallied to beat the New Orleans Pelicans 129-118 on Thursday night for their seventh straight win.
— Donovan Mitchell had 28 points and seven rebounds, and the Utah Jazz beat the New Orleans Pelicans 118-102 on Tuesday night for their sixth straight victory.
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— Reserve Jordan Clarkson scored 23 points, Donovan Mitchell added 18 and the Utah Jazz beat the Nuggets 109-105 Sunday night in a rematch of their thrilling first-round playoff series last season that Denver captured in seven games.
— Donovan Mitchell made six 3-pointers on his way to 26 points and the Utah Jazz used a 21-0 second-half run to power past the Atlanta Hawks 116-92 on Friday night.
The Right Time: Vernon Maxwell joins to talk about James Harden, Utah, at least three fight stories and more!
Bomani Jones is joined by former NBA great Vernon Maxwell to discuss the highlights of his career, including his time in San Antonio and why he fell in love with Houston (3:14), when Hakeem Olajuwon slapped him at halftime against the Sonics (8:51), when he fought Seattle G Gary Payton (14:50), his beef with Utah fans and the Jazz franchise (21:10), why things fell apart for him with the Rockets as well as his reactions to James Harden pushing his way out of the franchise (27:32), and what he’s up to these days (36:13).
— Donovan Mitchell scored 27 points and the Utah Jazz rolled to a 117-87 win over the injury-depleted Cleveland Cavaliers, wrapping up their six-game road trip Tuesday night.
The Wizards are dealing with multiple players in COVID-19 contact tracing, a source told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, causing Wednesday's game against the Jazz to be postponed.