Mitchell, Gobert lead Jazz past Nets, 114-98
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By nets writer

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A flu bug kept Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert from feeling at full strength before tipoff and caused him to vomit in the locker room after the game.

In between, Gobert did everything in his power to dominate the Brooklyn Nets.

Gobert had 23 points and 17 rebounds Saturday in Utah’s 114-98 victory, getting his 55th double-double after feeling sick all day. After the game, Gobert sat down in a chair to rest in front of his locker and promptly vomited.

Gobert, who hasn’t missed a game this season, did not want to have this one be his first on the bench.

“I just tried to give everything I had,” Gobert said. “I knew it was a big game for the team. I haven’t missed a game yet, so I really wanted to (play) unless I was really, really bad and couldn’t get up. I knew the training staff was going to be able to give me a little something to be able to play.”

Donovan Mitchell led Utah with 24 points. Derrick Favors chipped in 13 points and 12 rebounds for the Jazz. Utah won its third straight game while holding Brooklyn to 35 percent shooting and finishing with a 65-44 advantage on...



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