The road woes for the Utah Jazz continued on Friday as the Jazz fell to the Denver Nuggets 99-91.
The turning point: Denver outscored Utah 38-16 in the third quarter to break the game open.
- The Nuggets shot 16 free throws while the Jazz shot just six.
- Utah turned the ball over 17 times compared to Denver's 10 turnovers.
- The Nuggets' backcourt of Gary Harris and Jamal Murray combined for 39 points.
Jazz almanac: 16-23, lost two. The hero: Trey Lyles scored a career-high 26 points against his former team.
Next up: at Miami (21-17), Sun, Jan. 5, 1:30 p.m. MT
On deck: at Washington (22-16), Wed, Jan. 10, 7 p.m. MT