Jazz at Nuggets: Player grades

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In the win over the Utah Jazz, the Denver Nuggets had several key contributors.

The Denver Nuggets won in convincing fashion at home prevailing over the rival Utah Jazz 107-83.

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This was somewhat surprising as the Jazz had defeated the Nuggets both times this year prior to this game pretty handily. Things have changed since then though as the Nuggets have seemed to have found an un-breakable rhythm, one the Golden State Warriors could not even crack. However, Denver would not have been able to win this key match up without some great contributions from a few players. Let’s get started and grade the best performances from this win.

Jamal Murray-A- Murray showcased his efficient shooting while doing a good job directing the offense. He did what a true leader of a point guard does and stayed poised throughout the game. He finished with 22 points on 60% shooting while also shooting 50% from down town. Another promising game from the young point guard Nuggets Nation has such high hopes for in the future.

Trey Lyles- B+- You could almost say this was a bit of a revenge game for the former Jazz player. After not getting much of an opportunity in the previous two match ups to showcase his skill set, Lyles hammered the Jazz in this win. He played with a chip on his shoulder against his old squad showing them what they were missing out on as he had another efficient night finishing with 16 points on 63.6% shooting. The eight rebound total does not hurt either.

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Wilson Chandler-B- Chandler is finally becoming the player we needed him to be at the beginning of the season. Now, with a healthy back, he is back to being the Swiss army knife the Nuggets covet and opposing teams fear due to the ways he can hurt you. He scored 15 points and also came away with seven rebounds and looked much more fluid than he did earlier in the year. It is nice to have the old Wilson back in the Nuggets rotation.