The Second: Nuggets 63, Jazz 46
Denver misses eight 3-point attempts to open the game, and back-to-back 3s by Devin Harris pull the Jazz within 44-40. The Nuggets go on a 21-6 run, though, closing the half strong.
The Third: Nuggets 88, Jazz 66
Utah's porous defense bottoms out, with Denver easily zipping by for free open looks at the basket. The Jazz defend neither the paint nor the perimeter, and the Nuggets go up by 22.
The Fourth: Nuggets 117, Jazz 100
Alec Burks scores eight quick points and runs the floor with confidence. However, the Jazz's defense never shows up and Utah sends in its reserves during garbage time.
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