Menu

nba Game Recap< BACK

Nuggets Down Utah 80-78 - Match Report

Nikola Jokic scored 30 points and added 14 rebounds for a double-double, leading Denver over Utah, 80-78, on Tuesday at AdventHealth Arena.

The winning margin fell right on the closing number of -2.0, meaning the game was a push for bettors. Those betting UNDER the total were also victorious as the final score equalled an UNDER play.

Denver got 17 points from Jamal Murray and another 10 points from Michael Porter Jr.. Monte Morris contributed 5 assists, while Nikola Jokic cleaned the glass with 14 rebounds.

The Jazz got a 22-point performance from Donovan Mitchell, who was supported by 19 points from Rudy Gobert. Mike Conley had 7 assists in a losing cause for Utah, while Rudy Gobert grabbed 18 rebounds.

The Nuggets hit the break winning 50-36 before taking care of business in the second half.

Utah had a 48-46 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.