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And the Band Plays On; Can the Jazz Keep the Belt?

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The last three times The Belt has been defended, it has changed hands. Can the Denver Nuggets keep that trend going?

The Utah Jazz may have the worst record in the NBA, but they also have the prestigious regular-season Belt.  They have their first defense tonight in Denver against a very tough Nuggets team.  Trey Burke has been on a tear lately, averaging 15 points, 7 assists and 1.3 steals in the last 3 games.  Denver is missing Danilo Gallinari and JaVale McGee to injury but has still won their last two and have a home record of .750.  The Belt is on the line, who will come out victorious?

Tale of the Tape
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5-19 (2-10 road)
Won 1
13-8 (6-2 home)
Won 2
December 13, 2013
Pepsi Center
6:00 PM
Altitude / ROOT Sports / KZNS/104.3 FM / AM-950
Possible Starters
Trey Burke PG Ty Lawson
Gordon Hayward SG Randy Foye
Richard Jefferson SF Wilson Chandler
Marvin Williams PF Kenneth Faried
Derrick Favors C J.J. Hickson
2012/13 Advanced Stats
94.6 (25th) Pace 98.8 (T-7th)
97.0 (26th) ORtg 104.2 (9th)
107.9 (30th) DRtg 100.9 (T-13th)