Pelicans' Davis hopes to return vs. Jazz

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He has averaged 11.3 points and 8.2 assists in 21 career games versus the Jazz, reaching double figures in assists on nine occasions.

The Pelicans scored at least 110 points in each of their 10 wins during the team's historic streak, but they've been held to less than 100 points in back-to-back games for the first time since November.

Davis, who celebrated his 25th birthday on Sunday, recorded his first career triple-double and became the first player to have a triple-double with points, rebounds and blocks since Miami's Hassan Whiteside did it in February 2016.

Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday had 18 points on 7-of-19 shooting and Ian Clark pitched in 14 points off the bench.

Attacking the boards: Utah outrebounded New Orleans, 55-38. He also recorded eight blocks three times in the past and seven blocks once.

The Jazz (37-30) were led by Ricky Rubio who tallied a game-high 30 points to go along with 10 rebounds.

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He kept his streak going by converting a three-point play to start the fourth-quarter scoring.

Donovan Mitchell scored 27 points, including 15 during the last 3:08 of the third quarter to put Utah in front for good in what could be an important victory in a tightly packed race for one of the Western Conference's final five playoff spots.

Davis is expected to test the ankle shortly before Sunday's 3 p.m. tipoff against the Utah Jazz to officially determine if he's able to go.

Holiday made a 3-pointer and Moore added a three-point play for the Pelicans, but Mitchell and Rubio both answered with 3-pointers for a 12-point lead with 1:50 left. Only four games separate the No. 3 seed in the West from the 10th.

Davis now owns career averages of 23.2 points, 10.3 rebounds, 2.4 blocks and 1.3 steals per game.

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