Mitchell drops 46 in Utah return, but Jazz rally

by Gordon Dixon - Cavs guard Donovan Mitchell had 46 points in his first game back in Utah, but Jordan Clarkson sparked a comeback as the Jazz won 116-114 on Tuesday night.

Cavs' Donovan Mitchell has 46 in Utah return, but Jazz rally 12:10 AM ET Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY -- Donovan Mitchell had 46 points in his return to Utah, but the Jazz rallied late behind Jordan Clarkson to beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 116-114 on Tuesday night. Clarkson scored 32 points, including five 3-pointers, and poured in nine straight down the stretch to fuel a decisive 13-0 run. Lauri Markkanen had 25 points and 16 rebounds for the Jazz. Malik Beasley , Mike Conley and Nickeil Alexander-Walker added 13 apiece as Utah won for just the second time in nine games. Mitchell, who spent his first five seasons with Utah, also had six assists and three steals. Darius Garland added 21 points and six assists for Cleveland. Evan Mobley and Caris LeVert chipped in 12 points apiece.