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Nuggets vs Suns Final: 120-112 - Recap

Nikola Jokic scored 29 points and chipped in with 22 rebounds for Denver on Saturday, leading the Nuggets to a 120-112 victory over Phoenix at PHX Arena.

Denver won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the -2.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 215.0.

Denver got 26 points from Jamal Murray and another 16 points from JaMychal Green. Nikola Jokic contributed 6 assists, while Nikola Jokic cleaned the glass with 22 rebounds.

Phoenix got 21 points from Jae Crowder in a losing cause and another 21 points from Chris Paul. Chris Paul contributed 13 assists for the Suns, while Deandre Ayton had 13 rebounds.

The Nuggets hit the break losing 61-58 before taking care of business in the second half.

The rebound battle favored Denver as they grabbed 65 boards, while Phoenix only had 50

Next game, Denver takes its act on the road to face Dallas looking for another win. For Phoenix, they head home to face Oklahoma City.