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Jazz Vs. Nuggets Score Update: Utah Takes 77-73 Lead Into 4th Quarter

It's been a close game all night, but the Utah Jazz were better than the Denver Nuggets in the third quarter of Sunday's game and take a 77-73 lead into the final period. Al Jefferson has 16 points and eight rebounds for the Jazz, and Gordon Hayward, Paul Millsap and Alec Burks also are in double figures for Utah.

The Nuggets, who are playing without Rudy Fernandez in the second half, are led by Nene Hilario's 15 points, though the star forward also has a handful of turnovers. Ty Lawson has 11 points, while Arron Afflalo has 10. Denver is shooting 49.1% from the field.

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