Denver 110, Utah 91

Boxscore | Recap
Saturday, January 5, 2013 9:00 PM
Location - Pepsi Center, Denver, Colorado
Officials - #47 Bennie Adams, #77 Karl Lane, #49 Tom Washington
Attendance - 19155

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Utah 23 22 27 19 91
Denver 21 28 34 27 110

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Utah 17-18 10-4 7-14 L1
Denver 19-16 11-2 8-14 W1

Recap


Nuggets 110, Jazz 91
: Danilo Gallinari scored a game-high 26 points and Andre Iguodala added 18 as Denver cruised to its ninth win in 10 home games.

Kenneth Faried contributed 15 points and 10 rebounds, Ty Lawson added 14 points and Kosta Koufos recorded eight and 13 boards for the Nuggets, who improved to 11-2 at the Pepsi Center and avoided losing two straight at home for the first time since Jan. 29-Feb. 9.

Paul Millsap scored 15 points and Gordon Hayward added 14 for Utah, which has lost eight of its last 10 visits to Denver.

The Nuggets held a 49-45 lead at the break as Gallinari scored 12 of his 13 first-half points in the second quarter. The forward doubled his total in the third period, going 3-of-4 from the field and sinking all seven of his free throws as Denver carried an 83-72 advantage into the fourth.

Any doubt about the outcome was erased when the Nuggets began the final quarter with a 19-6 run for a 102-78 lead with 6:28 to play. Iguodala scored nine points during the burst.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Utah F Marvin Williams was 3-for-6 from 3-point range. The rest of the Jazz were 6-for-19. ... The loss dropped Utah to 7-14 on the road. ... Jazz C Enes Kanter missed his second straight game with a sprained right ankle.

Top Game Performances

Utah   Denver
Paul Millsap 15 Scoring Danilo Gallinari 26
Jamaal Tinsley 5 Assists Andre Miller 6
Derrick Favors 8 Rebounds Kosta Koufos 13
Paul Millsap 7 Free Throws Made Danilo Gallinari 11
Paul Millsap 4 Steals Andre Miller 2
Paul Millsap 3 Blocks Kosta Koufos 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Utah 91 35.9 9-25 26-35 20 41 6 16 19
Denver 110 51.3 4-11 28-39 20 48 7 7 19

Upcoming Games

  • Denver will play their next game on the road against L.A. Lakers. The Nuggets have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .588 after a loss.
  • Utah will play their next game at home against Dallas. The Jazz have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .471 after a loss.