By the numbers

Three Jazzmen finish in double figures off the bench to boost Utah into the second round of the NBA playoffs, as Paul Millsap (21 points), Ronnie Price (12) and Kyle Korver (10) each score at least 10 points for Utah in the home victory.

X Factor

Forward Paul Millsap makes several clutch plays in the fourth quarter to help the Jazz outdistance Denver. In particular, Millsap has a pair of 3-point plays to help Utah surge ahead permanently. He finishes with 21 points and 11 rebounds.

Up next: Game 1 at L.A. Sunday

By beating the Denver Nuggets in six games, the Jazz advance to face the Los Angeles Lakers in the second round, beginning with Game 1 Sunday in L.A. Pau Gasol tipped in the game-winning basket with less than a second remaining to lift the Lakers over Oklahoma in the first round Friday night.