Nene, Nuggets silence Jazz

Nene poured in 25 points on 10-of-13 from the 100 victory over the Utah Jazz at Pepsi Center.

Al Harrington finished with 18 points to go with seven boards, and Ty Lawson scored 15 points for the Nuggets, who improved to 2-0 on the young season following a 115-93 win over the defending champion Dallas Mavericks on Monday.

Rudy Fernandez donated 11 points and eight assists, while Danilo Gallinari chipped in with 11 points and five rebounds.

Al Jefferson led the Jazz with 19 points and five rebounds, and Alec Burks scored 15 points in under 10 minutes of action. Paul Millsap netted 13 points and grabbed eight boards, while CJ Miles also had 13 points for the Jazz, who dropped to 0-2 under new head coach Tyrone Corbin.