Nuggets 104, Jazz 84: Corey Brewer scored a game-high 20 points and Kenneth Faried added 18 and 10 rebounds as host Denver posted its third consecutive victory.
Kosta Koufos and Andre Iguodala poured in 15 points apiece for the Nuggets, who have won both of their home games this season.
Gordon Hayward scored a team-high 15 points, Randy Foye and Enes Kanter each added 13 and Derrick Favors recorded 10 and 11 rebounds for Utah, which fell to 0-4 on the road.
The Jazz held a 27-26 lead after one quarter but scored only 11 points in the second. Denver ended the first half with a 21-4 run, turning a 34-32 deficit into a 53-38 advantage.
Ty Lawson scored seven of his nine points during the pivotal surge while Faried added five. Faried was just 5-of-11 from the floor but sank eight of his 10 free-throw attempts.
GAME NOTEBOOK: Utah C Al Jefferson pulled down 11 rebounds but scored only four points on 1-of-9 shooting. ... Koufos also had 10 boards for the Nuggets, who finished with a 53-45 advantage. ... Denver plays five of its next six games on the road.