Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert (27) dunks after getting past New York Knicks guard Elfrid Payton (6) during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Chris Nicoll)
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) – Emmanuel Mudiay scored a season-high 20 points against his former team, and Rudy Gobert added 16 points and 16 rebounds to power the Utah Jazz to a 128-104 win over the short-handed New York Knicks.
Mudiay, who played for the Knicks last season before signing with the Jazz in the summer, made 8 of 12 shots and added four assists. Bojan Bogdanovic also scored 20 points and Donovan Mitchell had 16 in limited minutes for Utah, which has won seven straight and 12 of 13.
Frank Ntilikina had 16 points in 19 minutes and Bobby Portis added 13 points and 13 rebounds for New York.
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