The Denver Nuggets used a big second-half run to outlast the Phoenix Suns 123-113 on Saturday. The game was not exactly a defensive struggle. The Nuggets shot 51.1 percent from the floor while the Suns shot 54.8 percent on field goals. Denver got it done in the end, though.
Here's how each Nuggets' player performed.
Will Barton (A) — Barton played a team-high 42 minutes despite tweaking his ankle in the third quarter. He was phenomenal, scoring 16 of his 25 points in the third quarter. He made 10-14 shots, grabbed five rebounds and handed out five assists.