Phoenix Suns at Denver Nuggets
Sunday, November 24, 2019 at 8:00 PM (Pepsi Center)
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The Phoenix Suns head to Denver for a game against the Nuggets on Sunday but first must play the Minnesota Timberwolves on Saturday. In their last game the Suns lost against the New Orleans Pelicans by the score of 124-121. The Suns were led in scoring by Kelly Oubre Jr. who scored 25 points while shooting 7 of 17 from the field and 9 of 9 from the free throw line. Oubre Jr. also led the Suns in rebounding as he recorded 6 on the night, including 3 offensively. Devin Booker led the Suns in assists in the game with 7 while playing a total of 37 minutes.
As of Saturday, the Suns are 7-7 and are currently in 3rd place in the Pacific Division. The offense for the Suns is led in scoring by Devin Booker who is currently averaging 24.9 points per game. Ricky Rubio is leading the Suns in assists per game with 8.1. Dario Saric leads the Suns in rebounding as he is averaging 6 per game. The Suns enter this game a little banged up as they have 5 players listed on their injury report. Aron Baynes and Ty Jerome are listed as out while Ricky Rubio, Cameron Johnson and Frank Kaminsky are all listed as day to day.
The Denver Nuggets welcome the Phoenix Suns to town on Sunday after winning their last game 96-92 against the Boston Celtics. Jamal Murray led the Nuggets in scoring in the game as he recorded 22 points while shooting 9 of 18 from the field and 2 of 2 from the free throw line. Nikola Jokic led the Nuggets in rebounds as he recorded 16 on the night including 3 offensively. Jokic also led the Nuggets in assists as he recorded 10 on the night while playing 36 minutes in the game.
The win against Boston improved the Denver Nuggets record to 11-3 on the season and the team is currently in 1st place in the Northwest Division. Jamal Murray leads Denver in points per game with 18.7 on the season. Nikola Jokic is the leading rebounder for the Nuggets as he is averaging 9.5 per game. Jokic is also Denver’s leader in assists per game and is averaging 6.1 per game on the year. Denver comes into Sunday’s game with a clean bill of health as they do not have any players listed on their injury report.
As of Saturday, the Suns are scoring 115.4 points per game and are allowing 111.4 points per game. The Nuggets are scoring 106 points per game and allowing 101.6 points per game. In their last 5 games played, the Suns are 1-4 while the Nuggets are 4-1. The Nuggets won the first match up between these two teams on the season by the score of 108-107 in a game that was played in Denver. I am going to go with the Nuggets in this one due to the fact that they are 6-2 at home this season while the Suns are 2-2 on the road. Also, I believe the Nuggets defense will be able to slow down the Suns just enough for Denver to pull out the win. Nuggets win 110-103 but the Suns cover.