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NBA: Jazz Takes 2-1 Lead In Conley's Return

Orlando, Florida - The Utah Jazz is glad to have Mike Conley back in the roster and he immediately created impact to help his team on a blowout win over the Denver Nuggets, 124-87. Jazz takes the series lead, 2-1, heading on to Game 4.

Jazz fans have more to cheer for seeing Mike Conley back and the veteran point guard provided with 27 points to lead the team. He also shot 7-for-8 from the three-point arc and had four assists.

Rudy Gobert tallied a double-double with 24 points and 14 rebounds while Donovan Mitchell finished the night with 20 points. Georges Niang was their best offensive weapon off the bench and had 1 points in 15 minutes of gameplay.

The Jazz were able to limit Nikola Jokic to just 15 points while Jamaal Murray shot 33% to end the night with just 12 points. Fan-favorite Bol Bol capitalized on garbage time as he did 11 points in 8 minutes.

The Nuggets have a chance to tie the series in Game 4 this Monday, August 22.

The Scores:

Jazz (124) - Conley 27, Gobert 24, Mitchell 20, Niang 16, Clarkson 11, Mudiay 7, Oni 5, Tucker 5, O'Neale 3, Ingles 2, Bradley 2, Brantley 1, Morgan 1.

Nuggets (87) - Jokic 15, Murray 12, Bol 11, Millsap 8, Craig 8, Dozier 7, Porter 7, Grant 6, Plumlee 6, Morris 4, Bates-Diop 2, Daniels 1, Vonleh 0.

Quarterscores: 25-14, 59-42, 94-62, 124-87.

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