Nuggets-Suns Preview

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The Denver Nuggets will be at home at Pepsi Center when they face the Phoenix Suns. With a 14-10 record, the Nuggets are in a good position in the standings. As for the Suns, they should be taken notice of the rest of the season, entering the game with a 14-10 record as well. This game will begin at 9:00 pm EST and it will be covered by FSN-AZ and Altitude.

The Nuggets are expecting better results after their 105-93 loss to the Thunder. Ty Lawson recorded 17 points and 13 assists, earning his fifth double-double of the year. Meanwhile, the Suns are feeling some disappointment after the 108-101 loss to the Spurs. Channing Frye had a good shooting night, leading the team with 22 points. This is the second game of the season between these two teams, with the Suns winning the first matchup, 114-103. Markieff Morris put up a double-double in that victory with 28 points and 10 rebounds.

Denver could own the offensive glass in this matchup, as they rank third in the NBA in OR% at 29.0%. Conversely, Phoenix places 27th in the league on the defensive backboards with a DR% of 72.2%.

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