Jamal Murray, Donovan Mitchell drop opposing 50s in duel for record books

Donovan Mitchell and battled to the buzzer, and carved out space in the record books.

When Murray’s 3-pointer swished to set the final margin in Utah’s 129-127 Game 4 victory, it boosted him to 50 points on the night, making this the first game in history that opposing players each reached that threshold.

Mitchell, who had crossed 50 and landed on 51 at the free-throw line seconds earlier, became just the third player in history to score 50 more than once in the same series, joining Michael Jordan (vs. Cleveland, 1988) and Allen Iverson (vs. Toronto, 2001).

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