The Denver Nuggets put together four straight wins before coming up short their last time out.
Another matchup against the Golden State Warriors could help them get back on track.
Having already seen each other twice this season, the visiting Nuggets try to continue their recent dominance of the Warriors as the teams square off Thursday night.
Denver (8-7) found itself on the verge of its longest winning streak of the season before letting a 16-point lead slip away in Monday's 105-103 loss at Utah.
The Nuggets shot a season-high 54.8 percent and outrebounded the Jazz 38-31 but couldn't overcome the absence of Andre Iguodala, who received his second technical foul and was ejected after Utah's 14-2 run with 3:24 left in the third quarter.
"You can learn from every game," said Iguodala, who finished with 10 points. "You can learn if you don't do the right things, if you don't put the game out of reach like you're supposed to, you can lose the game. Some things were out of our cont...