Suns drop second straight to Nuggets to end pre-season

slider phoenix_sunsDenver Nuggets 110 – Phoenix Suns 85

 

Denver Stats:

-Danilo Gallinari – 23 points, 6 rebounds, 3 assists

-Corey Brewer – 20 points, 2 rebounds, 2 steals

-Kosta Koufos – 15 points, 11 rebounds, 2 blocks

-DeMarre Carroll – 14 points, 2 rebounds, 2 steals

 

Phoenix Stats:

-Jared Dudley – 17 points, 3/4 3P%

-Hakim Warrick – 15 points, 3 rebounds

-Shannon Brown – 14 points, 2 rebounds

-Markieff Morris – 12 points, 7 rebounds, 3 blocks

-Steve Nash – 5 points, 8 assists

 

 

Game notes:

-Marcin Gortat did not play (thumb)

-Nuggets outscored the Suns 54-22 in the paint

-Suns had 19 turnovers to the Nuggets 16

-Suns shot 37.2% from the field, Nuggets shot 42.9%

 

The Suns season opener, Monday December 26 vs. New Orleans

 

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