LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Donovan Mitchell scored 18 of his 51 points in the fourth quarter as the Utah Jazz withstood a 50-point night from Jamal Murray to beat the Denver Nuggets 129-127 and take a 3-1 lead in their playoff series.
The 23-year-old Mitchell also scored 57 points in Game 1.
He’s now averaging 39.5 points in the series.
The Jazz can close it out in Game 5 on Tuesday.
Murray’s 50 points was the most-ever by a Denver player in a postseason game.