Denver 103, Utah 107

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, April 13, 2011 8:00 PM
Location - EnergySolutions Arena, Salt Lake City, Utah
Officials - #52 Pat Fraher, # Marat Kogut, #13 Monty McCutchen
Attendance - 19051

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Denver 31 27 20 25 103
Utah 29 32 21 25 107

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Denver 50-32 33-8 17-24 L1
Utah 39-43 21-20 18-23 W2

Recap

Rookie Gordon Hayward scored a season-high 34 points and the host Utah Jazz wrapped up their second non-playoff season in 28 years with a 107-103 victory over the Denver Nuggets on Wednesday.

Wilson Chandler scored 27 points for the Nuggets (50-32), who are the No. 5 seed and will meet No. 4 Oklahoma City in the first round of the playoffs.

Al Jefferson had 17 points and 10 rebounds, including a jumper with 35.5 seconds left that gave Utah a 105-103 lead. Hayward scored 14 in the fourth quarter.

Devin Harris added 21 points for the Jazz (39-43), who prior to 2004-05 last had a losing season in 1983-84.

Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson left the game with 10:03 left in the second quarter after twisting his ankle and did not return.

Five Denver regulars - Nene (hamstring), Arron Afflalo (hamstring), Danilo Gallinari (ankle), Kenyon Martin (rest) and Raymond Felton (rest) - did not play.

Top Game Performances

Denver   Utah
Wilson Chandler 27 Scoring Gordon Hayward 34
Wilson Chandler 3 Assists Devin Harris 6
Chris Andersen 10 Rebounds Al Jefferson 10
Wilson Chandler 6 Free Throws Made Devin Harris 7
Chris Andersen 2 Steals Derrick Favors 3
Chris Andersen 1 Blocks Derrick Favors 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Denver 103 50.6 3-14 22-26 15 37 3 7 16
Utah 107 50.6 8-15 21-26 25 37 5 11 16
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