NBA: Jazz beat Wizards for 9th straight win
Utah Jazz's Bogdanovic scores 31 points in Sunday's 127-116 win
Utah Jazz defeated the Washington Wizards 127-116 for their ninth straight victory in NBA on Sunday.
Croatia's Bojan Bogdanovic scored 31 points while French center Rudy Gobert finished with 21 points and 14 rebounds for Utah Jazz.
Bradley Beal scored 25 points to lead the Washington Wizards.
Utah Jazz improved to 27 wins and 12 losses, now at 3rd spot in Western Conference, meanwhile Wizards fell to 13 wins and 26 losses, 13th in Eastern Conference.
Irving back after 2 months
Meanwhile, Kyrie Irving was back for the Brooklyn Nets after missing 26 games due to a right shoulder injury.
Irving led Nets past Atlanta Hawks to a 108-86 victory with scoring 21 points.
Nets center Jarrett Allen also contributed with a double-double in the win, with 10 points and 12 rebounds.
Brooklyn Nets are now at 7th spot with 18 wins and 20 losses, meanwhile Hawks have the worst record in the East, with 8 wins and 32 losses.
Here are Sunday’s results in the NBA:
*New York Knicks-Miami Heat: 124-121
*Washington Wizards-Utah Jazz: 116-127
*Brooklyn Nets-Atlanta Hawks: 108-86
*Toronto Raptors-San Antonio Spurs: 104-105
*Memphis Grizzlies-Golden State Warriors: 122-102
*Denver Nuggets-Los Angeles Clippers: 114-104
*Phoenix Suns-Charlotte Hornets: 100-92