Thanks to its 91-122 victory on the Houston floor, combined with the defeats of Chicago against New York (103-104) and Golden State against Memphis (101-104) on Thursday night, Utah is the last team still unbeaten this season in NBA, the North American basketball league.
Behind Bojan Bogdanovic’s 19 points and Rudy Gobert’s double-double (16 points, 14 rebounds), Utah took to the Rockets’ floor for a fourth success in as many games.
A faultless which allows the Jazz to occupy alone the head of the Western Conference after the defeat after overtime of Golden State against Memphis, carried by the 30 points of Ja Morant. On the Warriors’ side, Stephen Curry (36 points, 8 assists) could not tip the scales for his colors.
In the East, Chicago also suffered its first loss of the season, falling to New York. Despite the performance of Zach Lavine (25 points), Nikola Vucevic (22 points) and Demar DeRozan (20 points), the Bulls failed to contain the offensives of Kemba Walker (21 points) and RJ Barrett (20 points).
In the Eastern Conference standings, Chicago and New York have the same record of four wins and one loss and share first place with Charlotte and Washington, winner 122-111 against Atlanta.
In the other matches of the evening, Philadelphia took the upper hand over Detroit (110-102) and Dallas won against San Antonio (104-99).