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NBA: Utah 121, Denver 102

March 24, 2012 at 1:30 AM   |   Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, March 24 (UPI) -- Al Jefferson had 23 points Friday and was one of seven Utah players in double figures, powering the Jazz to a 121-102 triumph over Denver.

Utah extended its winning streak to six games and moved into a second-place tie with Denver in the Northwest Division -- a distant 10 games behind Oklahoma City.

The Jazz outscored the Nuggets by 21 points during the middle two periods and shot 59 percent from the field for the game.

Gordon Hayward and Alex Burks both had 15 points for Utah, Paul Millsap added 14, Devin Harris had 13 and both C.J. Miles and Derrick Favors had 12.

Al Harrington produced 20 points off the bench for Denver.

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