Jazz set season-high for 3-pointers, beat Spurs 130-109

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SAN ANTONIO – Bojan Bogdanovic scored 28 points and the Utah Jazz made a season-high 21 3-pointers to beat the San Antonio Spurs 130-109 on Sunday night.

It was Utah’s largest margin of victory and their third win in four games.

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San Antonio suffered its fourth straight loss as well as its largest margin of defeat.

Donovan Mitchell added 22 points and nine assists in 29 minutes as the Jazz sat their starters for half of the fourth quarter. Royce O’Neale added 11 points and 11 rebounds.

Keldon Johnson had 22 points to lead the Spurs and DeMar DeRozan added 19.

Utah was 21 for 41 on 3-pointers compared to 6 for 19 by San Antonio.

Bogdanovic’s 3 with 7:35 remaining in the second quarter gave Utah a 50-29 lead, capping a 15-4 run. It was part of a 34-17 run that began seven minutes into the opening quarter.

It marked the third game San Antonio has trailed by 15 points or more this season and the fifth time in six games the Spurs trailed by double digits.

San Antonio responded with an 18-6 run to cut the deficit to 56-47 following DeMar DeRozan’s pull-up jumper with 4:08 left in the first half.

But the Jazz responded with a flurry of 3s as they had throughout the game, to regain command.

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