Brewer scores 20 to lead Nuggets past Jazz 104-84

Brewer scores 20 to lead Nuggets past Jazz 104-84
November 10, 2012, 1:24 am
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Utah Jazz center Al Jefferson (25) drives past Denver Nuggets center Timofey Mozgov (25), of Russia, during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, in Denver. (AP Photo/Barry Gutierrez)

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DENVER (AP) Corey Brewer scored 13 of his 20 points in the fourth quarter, hitting four 3-pointers, and the Denver Nuggets pulled away to beat the Utah Jazz 104-84 on Friday night.

Kenneth Faried had 18 points to go with 11 rebounds and Kosta Koufos and Andre Iguodala added 15 points apiece for the Nuggets, who won their third in a row after an 0-3 start.

Gordon Hayward had 15 points to lead the Jazz, who remained winless in four road games this season. Randy Foye and Enes Kanter each added 13 points for Utah, which made only four of 23 attempts from 3-point range.

Iguodala connected on a 3-pointer to give the Nuggets a 69-49 lead with 5:14 remaining in the third quarter.