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Bogdanovic Scores Career-High To Lead Jazz Past Nuggets, Clinch Northwest Division Title

Bojan Bogdanovic #44 of the Utah Jazz dribbles past Shaquille Harrison #3 of the Denver Nuggets a game at Vivint Smart Home Arena on May 7, 2021 in Salt Lake City, Utah. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Jazz forward Bojan Bogdanovic scored a career-high to lead Utah to a big divisional victory over the Denver Nuggets.

The Jazz hosted the Nuggets on Friday, May 7.

Bogdanovic scored 48 points to lift the Jazz to a 127-120 win over the Nuggets.

Utah clinched the Northwest Division title with the result and locked in a top three seed in the Western Conference playoff picture.

The forward’s previous career-high was 44 points in 2016.

Bogdanovic scored his total on 16-23 shooting, including 8-11 on three-pointers.

With the win, the Jazz improved their NBA-best record this season to 49-18, including 30-4 at home.

Utah’s next contest is home game is against the Houston Rockets on Saturday, May 8 at 8 p.m. (MDT). The game will broadcast on AT&T SportsNet and 97.5 FM.

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