Donovan Mitchell scored an NBA season-high and franchise-record 71 points -- equaling the eighth-most in a game in history -- as the Cleveland Cavaliers rallied from 21 down to beat the Chicago Bulls 145-134 in overtime on Monday night.
Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant each scored 32 points and the Nets extended their longest winning streak since moving to Brooklyn to nine games with a 125-117 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday night. The Nets withstood a sensational 46-point performance by Darius Garland, who single-handedly kept the Cavs close in the fourth.
When the Cleveland Cavaliers traded for Donovan Mitchell back in September, he had December 19 circled on the schedule. December 19 is here and Mitchell is ready to take his former, the Utah Jazz for the first time in front of his home fans at Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse.
Donovan Mitchell scored a season-high 43 points and Jarrett Allen returned from injury to add 24, leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 116-102 win over the Los Angeles Lakers in LeBron James’ only visit home this season.