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Sim Life with ‘NBA LIVE 18’: Nuggets at Jazz

The game before the game … Favors and Hood get the job done for Utah

Two teams that hardly get any national shine, the Denver Nuggets and Utah Jazz, will have the ESPN spotlight all to themselves when they meet at 10 p.m. EST on Tuesday night. Both teams love firing up the 3-ball, so let’s see if a shootout takes place.

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When these teams played earlier this season, Utah rallied from 15 down to win.

Thanks to a great showing offensively, the Jazz were able to break open a tied game in the fourth quarter with a 23-2 run on their way to a 105-96 win.

Derrick Favors was just too strong for the Nuggets in the paint.

While Favors dominated inside, Rodney Hood (team-high 25 points) was killing from the outside.

Jokic did his best to keep Denver in the game, scoring a game-high 29.

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Liner Notes

Make sure you catch both of these games on ESPN, or if you are out and about, lock in with the ESPN App.

Marcus Matthews is a general editor for The Undefeated. He’s a DMV native but prefers the Lakers over the Bullets/Wizards - #HTTR all day though!