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Green scores 24, Suns beat Nuggets 120-112

PHOENIX (AP) — Gerald Green scored 24 points and Eric Bledsoe had 20, leading the Phoenix Suns to a 120-112 win over the Denver Nuggets on Wednesday night.

Green made 6 of 11 3-pointers, four in the second half when he scored 16 points, and the Suns won for the fifth time in six games. Goran Dragic added 20 points for Phoenix, which ended Denver’s five-game winning streak.

Timofey Mozgov led the Nuggets (7-8) with 18 points and 13 rebounds and Ty Lawson added 17 points and 12 assists.

Green carried the Suns (10-6) to a big lead in the third quarter after the score was tied at halftime. He hit three 3-pointers in the third, the first of which gave the Suns an 85-74 lead at the 4:26 mark.

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