LOS ANGELES (AP) — Norman Powell scored a season-high 30 points, Reggie Jackson added a season-best 27 and the Los Angeles Clippers rallied in the fourth quarter to defeat the Utah Jazz 121-114 on Monday night.
Ivica Zubac had 14 points and 14 rebounds as the Clippers extended their winning streak to three.
Los Angeles was without Paul George after he strained his right hamstring during Saturday’s win over San Antonio.
The Jazz had a 93-86 lead late in the third quarter before the Clippers regained control with a 20-8 spurt over a six-minute span.
The Clippers had a 10-point lead at the end of the first quarter. Powell's 3-pointer extended the advantage to 55-38 with 5:47 remaining in the first half before the Jazz started to make their comeback. Utah scored eight straight points before going into halftime down 66-56.
Los Angeles was up 80-70 midway through the third quarter before Utah went on a 23-6 run that included seven points from Markkanen and six by Talen Horton-Tucker.
Jazz: Kelly Olynyk had 19 points and Horton-Tucker scored 14 off the bench. ... Jarred Vanderbilt grabbed 10 rebounds. ... Collin Sexton scored 10 points. Sexton got his second start of the season with Mike Conley sidelined because of a left knee strain.
Clippers: John Wall scored seven of his 13 points in the first quarter, including a half-court shot to end the period. ... Los Angeles had a season-high 12 offensive rebounds.
Jazz: Return home to face Detroit on Wednesday.
Clippers: Play at Golden State on Wednesday.
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Joe Reedy, The Associated Press