Donovan Mitchell leads Jazz past Pelicans, 127-105

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Utah Jazz guard Miye Oni, left, defends against New Orleans Pelicans guard Nickeil Alexander-Walker during the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Nov. 27, 2021, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Alex Goodlett)

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Donovan Mitchell had 21 points, seven rebounds and seven assists to help the Utah Jazz beat the New Orleans Pelicans 127-105 on Saturday night.

Mike Conley and Jordan Clarkson had 20 points apiece for the Jazz and Joe Ingles added 15 while making his fourth start of the season.

A night after falling 98-97 to the Pelicans, Utah never trailed after the opening minute and shot 56% percent from the floor overall.

The Jazz made a season-high 20 3-pointers, shooting 57% from 3-point range.  

Jonas Valanciunas led New Orleans with 12 points and 12 rebounds.

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