Devin Booker, Chris Paul, Suns Hang on for OT Win vs. Donovan Mitchell, Jazz

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In a battle of the top two teams in the NBA , the Phoenix Suns came out on top. The Suns defeated the Utah Jazz, 117-113, in overtime on Wednesday to improve to 36-14 behind 35 ...
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In a battle of the top two teams in the NBA, the Phoenix Suns came out on top.

The Suns defeated the Utah Jazz, 117-113, in overtime on Wednesday to improve to 36-14 behind 35 points from Devin Booker, who overcame a weak first quarter to lead the team.

The win puts them within reach of the top seed in the Western Conference, as they are now just a game-and-a-half back from the Jazz.

The 38-13 Jazz were led by Donovan Mitchell's 41 points but couldn't overcome their rare struggles from three.

Notable Performers

Donovan Mitchell, Jazz: 41 PTS, 8 REB

41 PTS, 8 REB Devin Booker, Suns: 35 PTS, 4 REB, 3 AST

35 PTS, 4 REB, 3 AST Chris Paul, Suns: 29 PTS, 9 AST

29 PTS, 9 AST Bogdan Bogdanovic, Jazz: 20 PTS

Mitchell Nearly Single-Handedly Saves Jazz

The Utah Jazz entered Wednesday as the top team in the NBA when it came to three-point shooting, averaging 17 three-point makes per game on 39.5 percent shooting, even after a disgraceful 111-103 loss to the Dallas Mavericks on Monday that saw them hit just 12 of 44 attempts from deep.

Somehow, they didn't learn from their mistakes.

In the first half, the Jazz shot just 13.6 percent from three, and it wasn't for lack of trying. The team…
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