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Jazz overcome 13-point fourth-quarter deficit to beat Spurs

Feb 13, 2018, 9:55 AM
Pic courtesy Utah Jazz Twitter feed

SALT LAKE CITY — Donovan Mitchell goes for 25 to help the Utah Jazz win their 10th game in a row.

The Deseret News reports NBA teams don’t overcome a 13-point or more deficit in the fourth quarter to beat the San Antonio Spurs.

Not against a Gregg Popovich coached team. No way.

Well, it happened.

In 779 situations, that’s happened only four times according to ESPN Stats & Info.

The Utah Jazz gutted out their league-leading 10th consecutive victory Monday, 101-99, after trailing 83-70 at 9:29 in the fourth.

“This is one of those game you are fortunate to win,” said Snyder. “You have to catch some breaks and I think we just continued to compete.

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