Utah Jazz (17-7, third in the Western Conference) vs. Philadelphia 76ers (14-11, sixth in the Eastern Conference)Philadelphia; Thursday, 7 p.m. ESTFANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: 76ers -2.5BOTTOM LINE: Philadelphia will try to build upon its three-game win streak with a victory against Utah.The 76ers are 5-5 on their home court. Philadelphia scores 107.1 points and has outscored opponents by 1.2 points per game.The Jazz are 8-3 on the road. Utah averages 114.9 points and has outscored opponents by 10.1
Led by Donovan Mitchells 36 points and five rebounds, the Jazz defeated the Timberwolves, 136-104. Karl-Anthony Towns (22 points, seven rebounds, five assists) and Anthony Edwards (18 points, five assists) combined for 40 points for the Timberwolves in the losing effort. The Jazz improve to 17-7 on the season, while the Timberwolves fall to 11-14.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Donovan Mitchell scored 36 points and the sharp-shooting Utah Jazz beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 136-104 Wednesday night for their fifth straight win. Mitchell made 14 of 23 shots and Utah connected for 25 3-pointers, two shy of their season high set last Friday against Boston. Bojan Bogdanovic had 21 points and five rebounds, and Jordan Clarkson scored 18 points - all from deep - off the bench for Utah.