Mitchell keys rally as Jazz stay alive

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) Donovan Mitchell turned a rough start into a fantastic finish.

Mitchell dominated in the fourth quarter, rallying the Utah Jazz to a 107-91 victory over the Houston Rockets in Game 4 of their Western Conference series on Monday night.

Mitchell scored 19 of his 31 points in the final quarter to help the Jazz pull away for their first win in the series.

Suns fire coach Kokoskov after 1 season

PHOENIX (AP) One season was not enough for Igor Kokoskov to convince the Phoenix Suns that he was the man to lead the franchise into the future.

The Suns fired Kokoskov Monday night, ending the tenure of the NBA's first European-born coach after one disappointing season. (MORE)

Kings coach Walton sued for sex assault

LOS ANGELES (AP) New Sacramento Kings coach Luke Walton has been accused of sexual assault in a lawsuit by a former sports reporter.

Kelli Tennant filed the suit in Los Angeles County Superior Court on Monday alleging that Walton assaulted her in a hotel room in Santa Monica during his time as an assistant coach for the Golden State Warriors. TMZ first reported the lawsuit. (MORE)

Hurricanes rally past Caps, force Game 7

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Justin Williams earned another chance to live up to his nickname.

The rest of the Carolina Hurricanes aren't yet ready to end their first playoff appearance in a decade. (MORE)

Giannis scores 41 as Bucks sweep Pistons

DETROIT (AP) Giannis Antetokounmpo drove to the basket and drew yet another foul, this one a hard hack on the arm by Blake Griffin.

Griffin fouled out and headed to the bench, and the home crowd gave him a standing ovation. Then many fans headed toward the exits. (MORE)

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