Suns vs Nuggets: The Suns and Nuggets played one of the most competitive season series, but Denver will enter without key rotation players in Jamal Murray, Will Barton and PJ Dozier.
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Both the Phoenix Suns and the Denver Nuggets needed six games in the first round to eliminate experienced opponents in the Los Angeles Lakers and Portland Trail Blazers respectively.
Now, both young teams face-off in the Conference Semifinals, the third straight for the Nuggets but the first since 2010 for the Suns.
Result: Nuggets won 2-1
Best game: Jan. 23, 2021 – Nuggets 120, Suns 112 [2OT]
Best performance: Nikola Jokic (Jan. 23, 2021) – 29 points, 22 rebounds, six assists and one steal.
The Suns and Nuggets fought one of the most tightly-contested season series of the year. Their three games were decided by an average margin of five points with one game going to overtime and another going to double-overtime – both on consecutive days in Phoenix.
Nuggets rally to beat Suns for 5th straight victory
Paul Millsap scored 23 points and Jamal Murray and Will Barton had 22 apiece in the Denver Nuggets’ 116-104 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Sunday night.
25/11/2019 Associated Press
The only good news for the Nuggets right now is that the series if about to shift to Denver for Games 3 and 4. There, the Nuggets will obviously look to play better than they were able to do in Phoenix.
The Phoenix Suns pulled out a dominant 123-98 victory over the Denver Nuggets in Game 2 on Wednesday night to take a 2-0 lead in the second-round series. The victory was the fifth straight for Phoenix this postseason. Chris Paul led the way for the Suns with 17 points, 15 assists and zero turnovers. Paul’s assist-to-turnover ratio in the series is now a staggering 26-1. Devin Booker also added 18 points and 10 rebounds for the surging Suns.