Recap - Nuggets Defeat Utah 104-84
|Recap - Nuggets Defeat Utah 104-84|
The Nuggets blew out Utah on Friday, running up the score in a 104-84 win at Pepsi Center.
Denver won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 5.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 203.5.
Denver got 20 points from Corey Brewer and another 18 points from Kenneth Faried. Ty Lawson contributed 7 assists, while Kenneth Faried cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
The Jazz got a 15-point performance from Gordon Hayward, who was supported by 13 points from Randy Foye. Jamaal Tinsley had 7 assists in a losing cause for Utah, while Al Jefferson grabbed 11 rebounds.
The Nuggets hit the break leading 53-38 before taking care of business in the second half.
Denver had a 53-45 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Denver looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Warriors. The Jazz will aim to get back on the winning track vs Phoenix.