Bogdanovic leads Jazz past Rockets


    HOUSTON. — Bojan Bogdanovic hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to lift the Utah Jazz to a 114-113 victory over the host Houston Rockets on Sunday.

    Bogdanovic had just two field goals and eight points for the night, 13 below his season average. But Utah executed the final inbound play to perfection, with Bogdanovic making a 28-footer over James Harden and P.J. Tucker, the final clutch 3 in a sequence of them down the stretch.

    Harden registered a triple-double (28 points, 10 rebounds, 10 assists) with his pass to Robert Covington, whose 3-pointer with 28 seconds left gave the Rockets a 110-109 advantage.

    Jordan Clarkson paced the Jazz with 30 points off the bench while Mitchell added 24 and six assists. Rudy Gobert had 12 points and 15 rebounds. Russell Westbrook led the Rockets with 39 points. After a hot start from the perimeter, Houston shot just 10 of 33 from behind the arc over the final three periods.

    In other games, it was Boston 112, Oklahoma 111; Philadelphia 118, Chicago 111; Memphis 106, Washington 99; Atlanta 140, New York 135; LA Clippers 133, Cleveland 92; and Portland 115, Miami 109;

    Celtics 112, Thunder 111

    Kemba Walker scored 27 points to help Boston to a road win over Oklahoma City.

    Walker hit a pair of crucial 3-pointers late to seal the victory for Boston, which won its seventh straight. The Celtics have won 10 of their past 11 games.