The Denver Nuggets rolled over the Utah Jazz 107-83 on Tuesday at Pepsi Center. Denver limited Utah to 32.1 percent shooting as it earned its third win in a row. Here are five observations from the game.

1. Denver doing it with defense

The Nuggets have done a 180 on the defensive end since head coach Michael Malone called them out following a Dec. 6 loss to the New Orleans Pelicans. Since the Nuggets allowed DeMarcus Cousins and Co. to rack up 123 points, they’ve started to make a habit of keeping opponents under the 90-point mark. Tuesday’s game marked the fifth time in 10 contests Denver held the opposition to 89 points or fewer.

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Christian Clark
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Christian Clark is an Arlington, Texas, native who covers the Denver Nuggets for BSN Denver. Education: I graduated from the Missouri School of Journalism in December 2014 with an emphasis in print and digital news. Career: My work has been featured in the Fort Worth-Star Telegram, The Oklahoman and Columbia Missourian, and online at TexasFootball.com and Denverite.com. I came aboard at BSN Denver in November 2017. Most memorable sports moment: Game 2 of the 2011 NBA Finals. The finest sports book I’ve ever read: Friday Night Lights by Buzz Bissinger. One sports movie I can’t live without: Tin Cup, do not @ me Most memorable experience as a reporter: The quadruple-OT game between the Nuggets and Trail Blazers. The sport that started it all: Basketball. My sports-watching memories kick in with those early-2000s Dallas Mavericks teams. They had bad hair and scored a lot of points. Shout-out to Nellie Ball.

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