Mitchell-led Jazz beat Pacers to keep top spot in West

By Can Erozden

ANKARA (AA) – The Utah Jazz beat Indiana Pacers 103-95 in a Sunday NBA game to continue leading the Western Conference as Utah star Donovan Mitchell was commanding in Indianapolis.

A Jazz shooting guard since 2017, Mitchell, scored 27 points and 11 assists.

The 24-year-old US player also had nine rebounds. He was close to scoring a triple double.

The French center of the Jazz, Rudy Gobert made a double double with 16 points and 16 rebounds.

The Pacers' Lithuanian power forward, Domantas Sabonis had 20 points and nine rebounds.

Doug McDermott produced 18 points for the Pacers.

The Jazz are on top of the Western Conference with 19 wins and five losses.

The Pacers come fifth in the East. They won 12 games but lost 12 others.

– Results:

Charlotte Hornets – Washington Wizards: 119-97

Indiana Pacers – Utah Jazz: 95-103

New York Knicks – Miami Heat: 103-109

Phoenix Suns – Boston Celtics: 100-91

Los Angeles Clippers – Sacramento Kings: 110-113