Kevin Durant with 30 points and Devin Booker with 27 more they led the victory of the Phoenix Suns Over the Denver Nuggets to extend Arizona’s winning streak to four games. Victory by 100-93 in a game marked by the visitor’s reaction, which despite having numerous casualties, almost brought the game back in the last quarter.
Josh Okogie scored 14 points and Deandre Ayton grabbed 10 rebounds for those from Phoenix (42-35), who despite having a 27-point lead in the middle of the third quarter, saw the Denver team come back to put fear in the body of one of the favorites for the ring.
Aaron Gordon he led the Nuggets (51-26) with 26 points, 9 rebounds and 6 assists. Bruce Brown scored 16 points, Reggie Jackson added 13 and Christian Braun contributed 11.
The Nuggets played without four of their starters because they were injured: Nikola Jokic, Jamal Murray, Michael Porter Jr. y Kentavious Caldwell-Pope They could not play the game between two of the best teams in the Western Conference, but it was not an impediment for the game to be much more exciting than it seemed after the break.
With 3:24 to play, Gordon made it 95-91 to get his team very close on the scoreboard. It was not until the fourth triple of Okogie in the absence of 45.8 that the locals could breathe easy.
The Suns remain in top form as long as they can count on Kevin Durant in their ranks. The superstar seems to have left behind all physical problems and Those of Phoenix have not yet lost with him available after five games.