NBA Scores: Nets’ Kevin Durant Drops 37 In Win vs Jazz

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Donovan Mitchell and the Utah Jazz (45-27) took on Kevin Durant and the Brooklyn Nets (38-34) in part of the NBA Monday slate. It was the Nets who came out on top 114-106.

Using a 38-point third quarter, the Nets used a substantial run to take control of the game. Kevin Durant scored 15 points in this frame and finished with 37 points, nine rebounds, and eight assists overall.

”(Durant) made us pay,” Jazz forward Rudy Gay said.

Donovan Mitchell did his best to keep the Jazz in the mix during this game with 30 points. However, it wasn’t enough in the end with Durant playing at such a high level.

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The top storyline in this one was the head-to-head matchup of Kevin Durant and Donovan Mitchell going at it as they are the top perimeter engines leading short-handed teams.

In the Utah Jazz’s previous game, they defeated the New York Knicks with 108-93 being the final score. Donovan Mitchell led the way with an impressive 36 points while Jordan Clarkson chipped in 23 off the bench.

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The Brooklyn Nets defeated the Portland Trail Blazers 128-123 in their previous outing, using an 18-point comeback to get the job done. Kevin Durant (38) and Seth Curry (27) combined for 65 points.

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