A tightly contested game between the Utah Jazz and Denver Nuggets is tied at 48 after two quarters of play, and neither team has had much luck creating separation from the other -- the biggest lead so far has been five points.
With 11 points on 5-9 shooting, Nene Hilario leads the Nuggets and is the only Denver player in double figures. Arron Afflalo and Danilo Gallinari scored nine points apiece, while Ty Lawson added seven points and four assists.
Al Jefferson leads the Jazz with 12 points, while Alec Burks and Gordon Hayward scored seven each. The Jazz shot 48.8% in the first half, compared to 43.2% for Denver.
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