SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Coming off one of their most disappointing games of the season on Monday, the Utah Jazz rebounded Wednesday night with a 120-105 road victory over the lowly Sacramento Kings.
Turning point: Trailing 18-8 early on, the Jazz closed the first quarter on a 15-3 run to take a two-point lead into the second quarter. They led by 10 at halftime and 15 at the end of the third quarter.
The hero: Donovan Mitchell scored a game-high 34 points to lead Utah. Rodney Hood bounced back after a bad game Monday to add 25. Willie Cauley-Stein and Bogdan Bogdanovic combined for 51 to lead the Kings.
• The Jazz made eight more field goals on nine more attempts.
• After racking up just 11 assists on Monday, Utah had 13 at halftime and finished with 26.
• The Jazz tallied 15 steals compared to nine for Sacramento. Utah committed just 10 turnovers while the Kings had 19.
Jazz almanac: 18-26, Won 1
Vs. New York (20-25), Friday, Jan. 19, 8:30 p.m. MT
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At Atlanta (13-31), Monday, Jan. 22, 5:30 p.m. MT