Utah Jazz get defensive in win over Denver Nuggets

Published: Monday, Nov. 26 2012 11:15 p.m. MST

Still, Denver had chances, but Faried missed free throws and former Ute Andre Miller threw up an errant 3-point bomb with seven seconds remaining as Denver (8-7) saw its four-game winning streak snapped a night after beating New Orleans at home Sunday.

"When the momentum turned, everything was going against us," Denver coach George Karl said, pointing out that Gallinari was sick. "I thought it was a game that we will learn from and learn some courage. To win in this building is a fight. It's a physical and mental fight."

The Jazz came out with a fire in their play in the third quarter and outscored Denver 30-19 in the period thanks to an increased amount of hustle and intensity.

"It shows what we're capable of doing," Corbin said. "We have to make sure we understand we have to be ready for 48 minutes and we can't afford to continue to wait and get down and then turn it on."

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