Phoenix Suns vs Denver Nuggets – Key Players, Injury Updates, and Where to Watch


The NBA season of 2023-24 continues with a thrilling lineup of 12 games on Wednesday, March 27. Among the highly anticipated matchups is the Suns vs. Nuggets game, set to take place at Ball Arena in Denver, Colorado.

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Both teams have already clashed twice this season, with each visiting team clinching victory, adding an extra layer of anticipation to this Western Conference showdown.

Unfortunately for the Phoenix Suns, Damion Lee will be sidelined for this game, while Bradley Beal and Jokic Norkic’s availability remains uncertain. On the flip side, the Denver Nuggets will be missing Vlatko Cancar, with Zeke Ninaji, Jamal Murray, and Aaron Gordon’s participation hanging in the balance.

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Phoenix Suns’ Three-Game Winning Streak Snapped in Close Contest

The Phoenix Suns had their three-game winning streak halted by the San Antonio Spurs in a closely contested Monday match, ending with a narrow 104-102 defeat. Amidst a five-game travel schedule, the Suns sit at one win and one loss.

Despite the loss, the Suns’ away performance remains solid with a 19-16 record. Although trailing by seven points after the first quarter, the Suns managed to secure a slender three-point lead by halftime. However, the Spurs reclaimed the lead in the third quarter, ultimately sealing their victory with a decisive three-pointer.

Devin Booker’s remarkable performance saw him score 36 points, while Kevin Durant contributed significantly with 29 points, eight rebounds, and six assists. Durant has historically performed well against the Nuggets, boasting an average of 32.5 points and 8 assists per game.

Nuggets’ Impressive Streak and Stellar Performance Metrics

The Denver Nuggets extended their winning streak to four games with a convincing 128-103 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday. With 15 wins in their last 17 matches, the Nuggets are displaying formidable form.

Their encounter with the Suns marks the second game of a five-game home series, where they boast an impressive record of 29 victories out of 35 home matches.

From the onset, Denver dominated proceedings, establishing a commanding 15-point lead in the first quarter, which they extended to 25 by halftime. The Nuggets showcased impeccable shooting, boasting a 53.3% shooting accuracy, converting 46.9% of their three-point attempts, and almost perfect free throws with a 17-18 performance.

Nikola Jokic played a pivotal role in the victory with 29 points and 11 rebounds, narrowly missing a triple-double. Against the Suns, Jokic boasts an average of 23.0 points and 10.5 assists per game over his career.

Phoenix Suns vs Denver Nuggets Streaming Details

  • Time: 10:00 PM EDT
  • Date: March 27, 2024 (Wednesday)
  • Live Stream: FuboTV (Free Trial)
  • National TV: ESPN

Injury Report for Phoenix Suns vs Denver Nuggets

Phoenix Suns:

  • Questionable: Bradley Beal (right finger sprain), Jusuf Nurkic (right ankle sprain)

Denver Nuggets:

  • Questionable: AG (right plantar fascia strain), Murray (right knee inflammation)
  • Probable: Nikola Jokić (low back pain), MPJ (illness)

Prediction: Nuggets 136-112 Suns

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