Game 6: Boozer rocks, Jazz eliminate NuggetsPosted by Inside Hoops
The AP reports:
Carlos Boozer had 22 points and 20 rebounds, rookie Wesley Matthews scored 23 and made a key block, and Utah pulled away late in the fourth quarter and beat the Denver Nuggets 112-104 on Friday night, winning the playoff series in six games.
Deron Williams added 14 points and 10 assists for the Jazz, who went on an 11-0 run after Carmelo Anthony had tied the game at 95-all midway through the final period.
Matthews went 13 for 15 from the free throw line as Utah persevered in the foul-filled game, making 34 of 51 free throws after drawing 39 fouls by the Nuggets.
Chauncey Billups led Denver with 30 points and Anthony finished with 20 points on 6 for 22 shooting…
Joey Graham scored 18 of his 21 points in the second quarter to get the Nuggets back in the game after they fell behind by 15.
Paul Millsap had 21 points, 11 rebounds and blocked three shots for Utah.