The Jazz trailed by four heading into the final period, but held the Nuggets scoreless over the final three minutes while concluding the game on a 7-0 run.
Derrick Favors added 19 points and six rebounds while Richard Jefferson scored 14 points for Utah.
The Jazz have won consecutive games for only the second time this season. Utah's six wins overall leaves it tied with Sacramento for the fewest in the Western Conference.
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