The Denver Nuggets and Phoenix Suns look very much like two teams in need of wins to solidify their playoff positions. Both are playing at a very high pace, which is hardly surprising for a game between these two teams, and both teams are knocking down open shots. It's been close throughout, and Denver leads 60-58 at the half.
Steve Nash already has 10 assists to surpass Oscar Robertson for fifth all-time. Phoenix is still without Grant Hill, but Shannon Brown stepped up in the first half with an unexpected 13 points. Marcin Gortat leads the Suns with 14 points and five rebounds.
On the other end, Ty Lawson has 16 points and five assists while Kenneth Faried has an impressive 14 points and five rebounds. Denver has also gotten a surprising performance from Corey Brewer off the bench. He has eight points on 4-5 shooting.
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