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Mitchell, Ingles power Jazz over Suns 118-97

PHOENIX (AP) Joe Ingles has the green light to fire away from 3-point range - and he did so effectively Wednesday night.

Ingles lifted a short-handed Utah Jazz team with 27 points, tying a career high, and knocked down six 3s in a 118-97 win over the Phoenix Suns.

''Feels great every night, to be honest,'' Ingles said. ''I'm going to shoot when I'm open, regardless of if I'm making or missing. If it's a good shot, I'm going to take it. My team encourages me to do it.''

Donovan Mitchell led the way with 29 points for the playoff-bound Jazz. Phoenix lost star guard Devin Booker for the game with 4:28 left in the first quarter when he landed awkwardly on his left ankle while jumping to receive a pass.

Booker suffered what was announced as a sprain and finished with eight points. Suns coach Igor Kokoskov said results of an MRI on Thursday will reveal the severity of the injury.

Ingles scored 15 of his points in the second quarter, and Rudy Gobert had 17 points, 13 rebounds and five blocked shots for the Jazz, who remained in fifth place in the Western Conference and have won 11 of 12.

Booker's injury left the Suns without five of their top players, as center Deandre Ayton, guard Tyler Johnson and forwards Kelly Oubre Jr. and T.J. Warren are all injured and did not play.

Richaun Holmes' 16 points and nine rebounds led the Suns, who have lost seven of eight. Rookie Elie Okobo added 15 points.

''That's even more reason you want to just get back up and stay out and fight with your guys as much as possible,'' Holmes said of playing with fewer able bodies.

''It is hard to replace a franchise,'' Kokoskov said. ''It is hard to replace `Book' because he is a special player and special player for our team.''

The Jazz played without several top players, including point guard Ricky Rubio, who sat out with right hamstring tightness. Rubio missed his first game of the season and was replaced in the starting lineup by Royce O'Neale.

Utah also was without forward Jae Crowder (bruised right quadriceps), forward-center Derrick Favors (back spasms) and guard Kyle Korver (right knee soreness).

''Next man up,'' Mitchell said. ''Every game, you can see why it's more and more prevalent.''

The Suns built a 13-point lead in the first quarter, but faltered after Booker went down. The Jazz rallied and tied the game at 33 with 9:38 left in the second quarter on Grayson Allen's corner 3-pointer.

Utah took its first lead, 40-39, on three free throws by Mitchell midway through the second quarter. Ingles hit back-to-back 3s for an eight-point Jazz lead, and knocked down all four of his 3s in the second quarter.

Raul Neto's 3 at the 3:09 mark of the third quarter gave the Jazz an 82-72 lead.

The Suns got it to 99-94 midway through the fourth quarter, but a pair of free throws by Gobert and Mitchell's fourth 3 of the game put Utah up by 10 with 4:41 to play.

''Joe and Donovan hit some big shots that were timely,'' Jazz coach Quin Snyder said.

''When you've got everybody on the same page, it's easy to make those big pushes,'' Mitchell added.

TIP-INS

Jazz: Utah won all four games against Phoenix this season and has won seven straight overall. ... Allen's 14 points were a career high for the rookie from Duke. ... The Jazz made 57.1 percent of their shots for the game.

Suns: F Mikal Bridges received the Dan Majerle Hustle Award before the game. The award is presented at the end of each season to the Suns player deemed to have shown the same hustle and spirit that the Suns Ring of Honor member displayed as a player. ... G Jimmer Fredette got the loudest cheers from fans after Booker's departure. Fredette was a hit with Jazz fans when the Suns played at Utah on March 25, and with plenty of Jazz fans in the Suns' building Wednesday, heard it for each of his five baskets. ... F Josh Jackson was issued a technical foul in the third quarter.

UP NEXT

Jazz: Host Sacramento Kings on Friday night.

Suns: Host New Orleans Pelicans on Friday night.

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1st Quarter

Time Team Play Score
12:00   Jumpball  
11:38   Shooting foul on Richaun Holmes  
11:38   Rudy Gobert missed 1st of 2 free throws  
11:38   UTA team rebound  
11:38   Rudy Gobert missed 2nd of 2 free throws  
11:35   Defensive rebound by Richaun Holmes  
11:21 +3 Mikal Bridges made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Dragan Bender 0-3
11:08   Donovan Mitchell missed jump shot  
11:06   Defensive rebound by Richaun Holmes  
10:55 +3 Elie Okobo made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Richaun Holmes 0-6
10:41   Royce O'Neale missed running Jump Shot  
10:40   Offensive rebound by Rudy Gobert  
10:39   Rudy Gobert missed dunk  
10:38   Defensive rebound by Richaun Holmes  
10:32   Personal foul on Donovan Mitchell  
10:21 +2 Devin Booker made jump shot 0-8
10:04   Rudy Gobert missed finger-roll layup  
10:03   Defensive rebound by Mikal Bridges  
9:59 +2 Richaun Holmes made alley-oop shot, assist by Devin Booker 0-10
9:43 +2 Donovan Mitchell made driving layup 2-10
9:23   Devin Booker missed 3-pt. jump shot  
9:21   Defensive rebound by Thabo Sefolosha  
9:05   Bad pass turnover on Donovan Mitchell, stolen by Mikal Bridges  
9:00   Elie Okobo missed reverse layup  
8:59   Defensive rebound by Thabo Sefolosha  
8:43   Out of bounds turnover on Royce O'Neale  
8:26 +2 Elie Okobo made finger-roll layup, assist by Richaun Holmes 2-12
8:26   Shooting foul  
8:26 +1 Elie Okobo made free throw 2-13
8:02   Donovan Mitchell missed 3-pt. jump shot  
8:00   Personal foul on Thabo Sefolosha  
7:52 +2 Devin Booker made dunk, assist by Mikal Bridges 2-15
7:45   Traveling violation turnover on Rudy Gobert  
7:28   Defensive rebound by Rudy Gobert  
7:15 +2 Rudy Gobert made dunk, assist by Joe Ingles 4-15
6:56 +2 Dragan Bender made hook shot 4-17
6:48   Personal foul on Devin Booker  
6:39   Offensive rebound by Donovan Mitchell  
6:38 +2 Donovan Mitchell made dunk 6-17
6:26   Shooting foul on Royce O'Neale  
6:26 +1 Devin Booker made 1st of 2 free throws 6-18
6:12 +2 Donovan Mitchell made reverse layup, assist by Raul Neto 8-19
5:50   Defensive rebound by Royce O'Neale  
5:42 +2 Raul Neto made floating jump shot 10-19
5:26 +2 Devin Booker made hook shot 10-21
5:12 +2 Rudy Gobert made layup, assist by Raul Neto 12-21
4:51   Richaun Holmes missed layup, blocked by Rudy Gobert  
4:48   Defensive rebound by Royce O'Neale  
4:48   Personal foul on Elie Okobo  
4:38   Royce O'Neale missed 3-pt. jump shot  
4:35   Defensive rebound by Elie Okobo  
4:28   Ray Spalding missed 1st of 2 free throws  
4:26   Defensive rebound by Georges Niang  
4:00   Elie Okobo missed floating jump shot, blocked by Raul Neto  
4:00   PHO team rebound  
3:53 +2 Richaun Holmes made alley-oop shot, assist by Josh Jackson 14-23
3:27   Josh Jackson missed jump shot  
3:26   Offensive rebound by Ray Spalding  
3:25 +2 Ray Spalding made dunk 14-25
3:09   Traveling violation turnover on Rudy Gobert  
2:51   Josh Jackson missed running Jump Shot, blocked by Ekpe Udoh  
2:48   Defensive rebound by Grayson Allen  
2:40   Out of bounds turnover on Grayson Allen  
2:28   Elie Okobo missed running Jump Shot  
2:27   Defensive rebound by Raul Neto  
2:16   Personal foul on Richaun Holmes  
2:04 +3 Grayson Allen made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Ekpe Udoh 17-25
1:45   Josh Jackson missed running Jump Shot  
1:44   Offensive rebound by Ray Spalding  
1:42 +2 Ray Spalding made dunk 17-27
1:41   Personal foul on Josh Jackson  
1:41 +1 Raul Neto made 1st of 2 free throws 18-27
1:41   Raul Neto missed 2nd of 2 free throws  
1:39   Defensive rebound by Dragan Bender  
1:25 +2 Josh Jackson made floating jump shot 18-29
1:09 +3 Georges Niang made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Ekpe Udoh 21-29
0:55   Traveling violation turnover on Jimmer Fredette  
0:46 +2 Ekpe Udoh made layup, assist by Joe Ingles 23-29
0:32 +2 Ray Spalding made floating jump shot, assist by Jimmer Fredette 23-31
0:14 +2 Ekpe Udoh made floating jump shot, assist by Joe Ingles 25-31
0:14   Violation  
0:00   End of period  

2nd Quarter

Time Team Play Score
11:50   Josh Jackson missed jump shot  
11:46   Defensive rebound by Ekpe Udoh  
11:40 +3 Joe Ingles made 3-pt. jump shot 28-31
11:27 +2 Jimmer Fredette made layup, assist by Dragan Bender 28-33
11:19   Out of bounds turnover on Raul Neto  
11:06   Jimmer Fredette missed jump shot  
10:50 +2 Grayson Allen made finger-roll layup, assist by Ekpe Udoh 30-33
10:35   Offensive rebound by Josh Jackson  
10:30   Mikal Bridges missed layup, blocked by Ekpe Udoh  
10:26   Defensive rebound by Ekpe Udoh  
10:12   Ekpe Udoh missed floating jump shot  
10:12   Offensive rebound by Ekpe Udoh  
10:05   Traveling violation turnover on Grayson Allen  
9:39 +3 Grayson Allen made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Royce O'Neale 33-33
9:18   De'Anthony Melton missed finger-roll layup  
9:15 +2 Dragan Bender made dunk 33-35
9:15 +2 Dragan Bender made dunk 33-35
8:58 +2 Joe Ingles made finger-roll layup, assist by Ekpe Udoh 35-35
8:46   De'Anthony Melton missed turnaround jump shot  
8:45   Defensive rebound by Ekpe Udoh  
8:45   Offensive foul on Grayson Allen  
8:45   Offensive foul on Grayson Allen  
8:32 +2 Richaun Holmes made layup, assist by Troy Daniels 35-37
8:16 +2 Grayson Allen made floating jump shot 37-37
8:02   Offensive foul on De'Anthony Melton  
8:02   Offensive foul on De'Anthony Melton  
7:49   Traveling violation turnover on Rudy Gobert  
7:35   Defensive rebound by Donovan Mitchell  
7:25   Defensive rebound by Josh Jackson  
7:22   Josh Jackson missed driving layup, blocked by Grayson Allen  
7:17   Defensive rebound by Royce O'Neale  
6:54   PHO team rebound  
6:38 +2 De'Anthony Melton made jump shot 37-39
6:11   Personal foul on Troy Daniels  
5:58   Shooting foul on De'Anthony Melton  
5:58 +1 Donovan Mitchell made 1st of 3 free throws 38-39
5:58 +1 Donovan Mitchell made 3rd of 3 free throws 40-39
5:47   Offensive foul on Troy Daniels  
5:47   Offensive foul on Troy Daniels  
5:34   Defensive rebound by Josh Jackson  
5:30   De'Anthony Melton missed 3-pt. jump shot  
5:26   Defensive rebound by Royce O'Neale  
5:05   Offensive foul on Mikal Bridges  
4:54 +2 Raul Neto made finger-roll layup 42-39
4:34   Personal foul on Donovan Mitchell  
4:27   Richaun Holmes missed layup  
4:25   Defensive rebound by Donovan Mitchell  
4:20   Thabo Sefolosha missed 3-pt. jump shot  
4:17   Defensive rebound by Jimmer Fredette  
3:03 +3 Elie Okobo made 3-pt. jump shot 48-42
2:34   Troy Daniels missed hook shot  
2:23 +2 Rudy Gobert made dunk, assist by Joe Ingles 50-42
1:01 +2 Elie Okobo made jump shot 55-49
0:54   Personal foul on Mikal Bridges  
0:45   Traveling violation turnover on Rudy Gobert  
0:19   Personal foul on Mikal Bridges  
0:19   UTA team rebound  
0:19 +1 Joe Ingles made 2nd of 2 free throws 56-51
0:05 +2 Elie Okobo made jump shot 56-53
0:00   Raul Neto missed 3-pt. jump shot  
0:00   UTA team rebound  
0:00   End of period  

3rd Quarter

Time Team Play Score
11:48 +2 Richaun Holmes made alley-oop shot, assist by Josh Jackson 56-55
11:29 +2 Thabo Sefolosha made layup, assist by Donovan Mitchell 58-55
11:12 +2 Josh Jackson made jump shot 58-57
10:51 +2 Rudy Gobert made alley-oop shot, assist by Royce O'Neale 60-57
10:27   Defensive rebound by Rudy Gobert  
10:06 +2 Joe Ingles made running Jump Shot 62-57
9:46 +2 Royce O'Neale made finger-roll layup, assist by Donovan Mitchell 64-57
9:33   Mikal Bridges missed 3-pt. turnaround jump shot  
9:30   Defensive rebound by Rudy Gobert  
9:12   Defensive rebound by Dragan Bender  
9:02   Richaun Holmes missed floating jump shot  
9:00   Defensive rebound by Rudy Gobert  
8:53   Personal foul on Mikal Bridges  
8:45 +3 Donovan Mitchell made 3-pt. jump shot 67-57
8:18 +2 Elie Okobo made driving layup 67-59
7:57   Joe Ingles missed 3-pt. jump shot  
7:49 +2 Josh Jackson made floating jump shot 67-61
7:49   Shooting foul on Rudy Gobert  
7:49 +1 Josh Jackson made free throw 67-62
7:17   Royce O'Neale missed layup  
7:10   Out of bounds turnover on Josh Jackson  
6:55   Donovan Mitchell missed 3-pt. jump shot  
6:52   Defensive rebound by Dragan Bender  
6:19   Personal foul on Josh Jackson  
6:03   Bad pass turnover on Raul Neto, stolen by Jimmer Fredette  
5:57 +2 Jimmer Fredette made reverse layup 70-66
5:41   Traveling violation turnover on Thabo Sefolosha  
5:41   Violation  
5:30   Troy Daniels missed running Jump Shot  
5:27   Offensive rebound by Richaun Holmes  
5:28   Richaun Holmes missed dunk  
5:27   Offensive rebound by Richaun Holmes  
5:15 +2 Donovan Mitchell made floating jump shot 72-68
4:40   Defensive rebound by Richaun Holmes  
4:43   Raul Neto missed reverse layup  
4:25   Richaun Holmes missed floating jump shot, blocked by Rudy Gobert  
4:19   Shooting foul on Jimmer Fredette  
4:19   Unsportsmanlike technical foul  
4:19 +1 Donovan Mitchell made free throw 75-70
4:19 +1 Rudy Gobert made free throw 76-70
3:56 +2 Jimmer Fredette made driving layup 76-72
3:44   Donovan Mitchell missed driving layup  
3:56 +2 Jimmer Fredette made driving layup 76-72
3:44   Donovan Mitchell missed floating jump shot  
3:28   Offensive foul on Elie Okobo  
3:41 +3 Georges Niang made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Donovan Mitchell 79-72
3:21   Personal foul on Josh Jackson  
3:28   Offensive foul on Elie Okobo  
3:21   Personal foul on Josh Jackson  
3:09 +3 Raul Neto made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Joe Ingles 82-72
2:53   Jimmer Fredette missed 3-pt. jump shot  
2:50   Defensive rebound by Rudy Gobert  
2:35   Raul Neto missed driving layup, blocked by Elie Okobo  
2:32   Defensive rebound by Dragan Bender  
2:29   Josh Jackson missed finger-roll layup  
2:27   Defensive rebound by Joe Ingles  
2:18   Bad pass turnover on Joe Ingles, stolen by Josh Jackson  
2:17   Personal foul on Georges Niang  
2:08   Personal foul on Joe Ingles  
1:50   Grayson Allen missed 3-pt. jump shot  
1:46   Defensive rebound by Dragan Bender  
1:37 +3 Troy Daniels made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by De'Anthony Melton 82-75
1:16   Bad pass turnover on Grayson Allen, stolen by Jimmer Fredette  
1:15   Jumpball  
0:56   Dragan Bender missed 3-pt. jump shot  
0:54   Defensive rebound by Ekpe Udoh  
0:54   Defensive rebound by Ekpe Udoh  
0:44   Traveling violation turnover on Dragan Bender  
0:29 +2 Ekpe Udoh made turnaround jump shot 84-75
0:07   Shooting foul on Georges Niang  
0:07   Shooting foul on Georges Niang  
0:07   Ray Spalding missed 1st of 2 free throws  
0:07 +1 Ray Spalding made 2nd of 2 free throws 84-76
0:00   Georges Niang missed 3-pt. jump shot, blocked by De'Anthony Melton  
0:00   Offensive rebound by Georges Niang  

4th Quarter

Time Team Play Score
11:29 +2 Jimmer Fredette made floating jump shot, assist by De'Anthony Melton 84-78
11:09 +3 Georges Niang made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Raul Neto 87-78
10:56 +2 Dragan Bender made alley-oop shot, assist by De'Anthony Melton 87-80
10:56   Shooting foul on Georges Niang  
10:56 +1 Dragan Bender made free throw 87-81
10:43 +2 Georges Niang made driving layup, assist by Joe Ingles 89-81
10:23   Defensive rebound by Ekpe Udoh  
10:19   Shooting foul on Jimmer Fredette  
10:19 +1 Raul Neto made 1st of 2 free throws 90-81
10:19 +1 Raul Neto made 2nd of 2 free throws 91-81
10:07   Mikal Bridges missed finger-roll layup  
10:03   Offensive rebound by Richaun Holmes  
9:39   Defensive rebound by Joe Ingles  
9:31 +2 Mikal Bridges made finger-roll layup 91-83
9:17 +2 Grayson Allen made layup 93-83
8:54   Offensive rebound by Mikal Bridges  
8:49 +2 De'Anthony Melton made jump shot 93-85
8:49   Personal foul on Richaun Holmes  
8:34   Personal foul on Troy Daniels  
8:23   PHO team rebound  
7:44   Shooting foul on De'Anthony Melton  
7:44 +1 Donovan Mitchell made free throw 97-85
7:30   Personal foul  
7:30   PHO team rebound  
7:30   De'Anthony Melton missed 1st of 2 free throws  
7:30 +1 De'Anthony Melton made 2nd of 2 free throws 97-86
7:15 +2 Grayson Allen made floating jump shot 99-86
7:03 +2 Mikal Bridges made running Jump Shot, assist by Richaun Holmes 99-88
6:48   Traveling violation turnover on Royce O'Neale  
6:13   Donovan Mitchell missed finger-roll layup  
6:11   Defensive rebound by Richaun Holmes  
6:06 +2 Josh Jackson made finger-roll layup, assist by De'Anthony Melton 99-92
5:50   Grayson Allen missed 3-pt. jump shot  
5:50   PHO team rebound  
5:50   Personal foul on Rudy Gobert  
5:36 <