Denver 108, Phoenix 93

Date - Monday, March 11, 2013 10:00 PM
Location - US Airways Center, Phoenix, Arizona
Officials - #54 Nick Buchert, #48 Scott Foster, #30 John Goble
Attendance - 15597

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Denver 25 28 27 28 108
Phoenix 26 24 24 19 93

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Denver 43-22 28-3 15-19 W9
Phoenix 22-42 15-17 7-25 L1

Recap

Nuggets 108, Suns 93: Kosta Koufos scored a career-high 22 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as visiting Denver extended its winning streak to a season high-tying nine games.

Corey Brewer had 20 points off the bench and Ty Lawson scored 19 as the Nuggets improved to 19-4 in their last 23 games with their fourth straight road win.

Wesley Johnson scored 18 points and Marcus Morris had 16 for Phoenix, which lost for the seventh time in eight matchups against Denver.

Phoenix led by as many as seven points in the second quarter before the Nuggets closed the half on a 17-7 run to take a 53-50 lead into the break. Denver went up by nine points in the third but the Suns pulled within 80-74 entering the fourth.

After the Nuggets moved ahead by 13, Phoenix battled back to cut the deficit to seven before Denver finally broke the game open with a 13-3 surge for a 105-88 margin.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Wilson Chandler had 11 points and Kenneth Faried added 10 as the Nuggets scored 74 points in the paint. ... Suns backup C Hamed Haddadi scored a career-high 13 points and had eight rebounds. ... Denver F Andre Iguodala had three steals, giving him 23 in his last seven games.

Top Game Performances

Denver   Phoenix
Kosta Koufos 22 Scoring Wesley Johnson 18
Andre Iguodala 7 Assists Goran Dragic 7
Kosta Koufos 10 Rebounds Luis Scola 13
Corey Brewer 4 Free Throws Made Hamed Haddadi 5
Corey Brewer 3 Steals Goran Dragic 4
Kenneth Faried 1 Blocks Hamed Haddadi 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Denver 108 51.2 3-12 17-25 25 45 2 12 14
Phoenix 93 41.7 6-20 17-22 25 43 5 11 19

Upcoming Games

  • Phoenix will play their next game on the road against Houston. The Suns have a W/L % of .348 after a win and .341 after a loss.
  • Denver will play their next game at home against New York. The Nuggets have a W/L % of .714 after a win and .565 after a loss.