Nikola Jokic and the Denver Nuggets triumphed over the Utah Jazz

Nikola Jokic came close to the triple-double (seven points, 10 rebounds, 16 assists), as the Denver Nuggets defeated the Utah Jazz (103-88).

Apart from the Serbian center, Gary Harris had 20 points and Jamal Murray 19 for the winners.

On the other hand, Jae Crowder scored a team-high 21 points for the losing squad, with Donovan Mitchell contributing 16.

It was a close game for three quarters, with the Jazz having things under control (68-73). Yet, the Nuggets exploded in the fourth quarter and outscored their opponents 35-15 to seal the deal at home.

This was the eighth win in nine games for Denver (8-1), whereas Utah suffered their fifth defeat in the season (4-5).