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Denver Falls 129-127 to Jazz - Recap

The Jazz got a 51-point performance from Donovan Mitchell as Utah handed Denver a 129-127 defeat on Sunday at AdventHealth Arena.

Utah won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the -3.5-point spread. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 216.5.

Utah got 26 points from Mike Conley and another 24 points from Jordan Clarkson. Donovan Mitchell contributed 7 assists, while Rudy Gobert cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.

Denver got 50 points from Jamal Murray in a losing cause and another 29 points from Nikola Jokic. Jamal Murray contributed 7 assists for the Nuggets, while Jamal Murray had 11 rebounds.

The Jazz hit the break losing 65-64 before taking care of business in the second half.

Denver had a 40-37 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.