Quin Snyder wasn't too concerned about the pressure of a win-and-in situation for his Utah Jazz.
"I'd rather have that pressure than the alternative," the coach said.
Now, he and the rest of the Jazz can rest easy.
Donovan Mitchell scored 28 points to help Utah clinch a playoff berth with a 112-97 win over the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday.
Utah is the fourth team in the crowded Western Conference to lock up a postseason spot, with five teams still in the running for the other four positions before the regular season ends Wednesday. It's Utah's second straight playoff appearance, even after star small forward Gordon Hayward left last offseason for a...