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NBA Game Summary - Denver at Utah



(Monday, November 11th)

Final Score: Denver 100, Utah 81

Salt Lake City, UT (SportsNetwork.com) - Chalk up another loss for the Utah Jazz.

Ty Lawson and Kenneth Faried each recorded double-doubles as the Denver Nuggets kept the Jazz winless on the season with a 100-81 victory at EnergySolutions Arena.

The Jazz actually led by one point early in the fourth quarter before going ice-cold down the stretch. Their 0-8 start is their worst since dropping the first 11 games of their inaugural 1974-75 campaign in New Orleans.

Lawson totaled 17 points and 10 assists and Faried added 15 points and 13 rebounds for the Nuggets, who scored 30 points in the final frame and limited the Jazz to 13 to win their second game of the season.

Gordon Hayward scored a game-high 22 points but had just four after halftime for Utah, which got a 21-point, 13-rebound effort out of Derrick Favors.

"I forced it a little bit tonight," said Hayward, who committed seven of Utah's 14 turnovers. "I have to keep my turnovers down and make better decisions."

Alec Burks' three-point play less than two minutes into the fourth quarter gave the Jazz their only lead of the second half.

Denver answered with 10 of the next 11 points to go on top, 82-74, following a Randy Foye jumper with 7:13 remaining. John Lucas III stopped the run with a driving layup, but Andre Miller hit a fadeaway and got in the lane for two more and an 86-76 Nuggets lead with five minutes to play.

Utah never threatened and wound up shooting 4-of-18 (22 percent) from the field over the final 12 minutes to fall short again.

"That was a needed game for both teams, and I think our sense of urgency was a little bit better than theirs down the stretch. It could have [gone] either way, but we found a way to pul it out," Miller said.

Hayward scored 12 points in the first 7:35 to help the Jazz jump out to a 21-12 lead.

The margin fell to 26-20 going into the second, and J.J. Hickson had a monster two-handed slam over Marvin Williams to break a 33-33 tie with 4 1/2 minutes left in the half, which ended with the visitors holding a slim 46-45 advantage.

Denver stayed ahead in the third, but Favors' personal 7-0 run in the closing minutes tied the game at 68-68.

Games Notes

Lawson had scored 20-plus points in each of the first five games this season ... Miller and Hickson scored 15 and 14 points, respectively, for Denver ... The Nuggets won the battle on the glass, 52-35, and had 18 second-chance points to Utah's nine ... The Jazz updated the status of Trey Burke before the game. The rookie guard, who broke his right index finger in the preseason, has been cleared for solo basketball drills and will be further evaluated on Nov. 25.

11/12 02:37:26 ET

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2013 - 2014 Eastern Conference Standings
 
Atlantic W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Toronto 48 34 .585 --- 26-15 22-19 32-20 L 1
x-Brooklyn 44 38 .537 4 28-13 16-25 26-26 L 2
New York 37 45 .451 11 19-22 18-23 26-26 W 4
Boston 25 57 .305 23 16-25 9-32 21-31 L 2
Philadelphia 19 63 .232 29 10-31 9-32 14-38 W 2
 
Central W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Indiana 56 26 .683 --- 35-6 21-20 38-14 W 2
x-Chicago 48 34 .585 8 27-14 21-20 35-17 L 1
Cleveland 33 49 .402 23 19-22 14-27 21-31 W 1
Detroit 29 53 .354 27 17-24 12-29 23-29 L 4
Milwaukee 15 67 .183 41 10-31 5-36 12-40 L 3
 
Southeast W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Miami 54 28 .659 --- 32-9 22-19 34-18 L 3
x-Washington 44 38 .537 10 22-19 22-19 33-19 W 4
x-Charlotte 43 39 .524 11 25-16 18-23 30-22 W 3
x-Atlanta 38 44 .463 16 24-17 14-27 28-24 W 1
Orlando 23 59 .280 31 19-22 4-37 17-35 L 4
 
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y= clinched division title
2013 - 2014 Western Conference Standings
 
Northwest W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Oklahoma City 59 23 .720 --- 34-7 25-16 36-16 W 1
x-Portland 54 28 .659 5 31-10 23-18 31-21 W 5
Minnesota 40 42 .488 19 24-17 16-25 23-29 L 3
Denver 36 46 .439 23 22-19 14-27 20-32 L 2
Utah 25 57 .305 34 16-25 9-32 13-39 W 1
 
Pacific W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-LA Clippers 57 25 .695 --- 34-7 23-18 36-16 L 1
x-Golden State 51 31 .622 6 27-14 24-17 31-21 W 2
Phoenix 48 34 .585 9 26-15 22-19 28-24 W 1
Sacramento 28 54 .341 29 17-24 11-30 15-37 L 1
LA Lakers 27 55 .329 30 14-27 13-28 15-37 W 2
 
Southwest W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-San Antonio 62 20 .756 --- 32-9 30-11 38-14 L 2
x-Houston 54 28 .659 8 33-8 21-20 31-21 L 1
x-Memphis 50 32 .610 12 27-14 23-18 29-23 W 5
x-Dallas 49 33 .598 13 26-15 23-18 29-23 L 1
New Orleans 34 48 .415 28 22-19 12-29 15-37 W 2
 
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y= clinched division title
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Scoreboard
Local
Final
NOR 6
DUR 3
 
Final
MIA 99
CHA 88
12:05pm Today
NOR
DUR
 
Final
CLE 6
TOR 4
Final
DET 2
ANA 1
Final
NYM 4
ATL 3
Final
MIA 3
SEA 2
Final
PIT 2
MIL 3
Final
WAS 3
STL 2
Final
TAM 1
NYY 5
Final
KAN 3
MIN 8
Final
CHC 2
CIN 8
Final
TEX 2
CWS 16
Final
OAK 4
HOU 1
Final
LOS 4
ARI 1
Final
COL 9
PHI 10
Final
SDP 3
SFG 4
Final
BOS 6
BAL 5
11:05am Today
BOS
BAL
 
7:05pm Tonight
PIT
CIN
 
7:05pm Tonight
CLE
KAN
 
7:05pm Tonight
WAS
ANA
 
7:08pm Tonight
DET
CWS
 
7:10pm Tonight
ATL
MIA
 
7:10pm Tonight
NYM
STL
 
8:05pm Tonight
CHC
ARI
 
8:10pm Tonight
MIL
SDP
 
8:40pm Tonight
COL
SFG
 
10:05pm Tonight
OAK
TEX
 
10:10pm Tonight
SEA
HOU
 
10:10pm Tonight
LOS
PHI
 
Final
SAN 90
DAL 85
Final
MIA 99
CHA 88
Final
CHI 93
WAS 102
5th
HOU 106
POR 106
 
8:00pm Tonight
OKC
MEM
10:30pm Tonight
LAC
GSW
Final
NYR 2
PHI 4
Final
BOS 4
DET 1
Final
MON 3
TAM 2
3rd
SJS 7
LOS 2
 
7:00pm Tonight
MIN
COL
7:00pm Tonight
CLB
PIT
8:30pm Tonight
CHI
STL
9:30pm Tonight
DAL
ANA
Final
NOR 6
DUR 3
 
12:05pm Today
NOR
DUR