On Friday afternoon, the Utah Jazz announced that All-Star guard Donovan Mitchell will be sidelined at least one more week due to his sprained ankle. On Friday night, the Jazz looked as if they might not need Mitchell. Leading the way was Bojan Bogdanovic, who hit 16-of-23 field-goal attempts and 8-of-11 3-pointers en route to a career-high 48 points.
Raphielle Johnson takes a look at some of Friday's happenings, including a Jazz man going off and a Lakers star looking healthy in defeat. (Chris Nicoll-USA TODAY Sports)
Bojan Bogdanovic goes off for career-high of 48 points, 8 rebounds, and 2 assists in the win over the Nuggets.
Led by Bojan Bogdanovics career-high 48 points (16-23 FG, 8-11 3pt FG) the Jazz defeated the Nuggets, 127-120. Nikola Jokic tallied 24 points (9-11 FG), nine rebounds and 13 assists for the Nuggets, while Michael Porter Jr. added a team-high 31 points in the losing effort. The Jazz improve to 49-18 on the season, while the Nuggets fall to 44-23.
Jordan Clarkson added 21 points and eight assists. Rudy Gobert had 14 points and nine rebounds.