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Jazz vs. Nuggets final score: Denver blows out Utah 104-84

The Denver Nuggets evened their season record at 3-3 with a 104-84 win against the Utah Jazz on Friday.

Doug Pensinger

After trailing by one point at the end of the first quarter, the Denver Nuggets dominated the second quarter on their way to a blowout 104-84 win against Utah on Friday.

The Jazz led 27-26 after the first quarter, but Denver stormed back in the second quarter outscoring Utah 27-11. Kenneth Faried led the charge for the Nuggets, scoring nine points while pulling down six rebounds in the second quarter. The big second quarter gave Denver a 53-38 halftime lead.

Utah failed to make much of a run in the second half and Denver held on for the 20-point win. Four different Nuggets finished in double figures, including Corey Brewer who scored a game-high 20 points off the bench. Faried finished with a double-double, posting 18 points and 11 rebounds.

The loss was the fourth straight road loss for Utah who is now 0-4 away from home this season. The Jazz made just 36.8 percent of their shots on Friday, including 4 of 23 from three-point range. The Nuggets limited Al Jefferson to just four points on 1 of 9 shooting.