The Phoenix Suns rallied from a 10-point fourth quarter deficit to defeat the Denver Nuggets 103-99 on Friday night.
The Morris’ twins torched the Nuggets throughout the night. Markieff Morris had 25 points, 6 rebounds, three blocks, three steals and two assists and Marcus Morris scored 14 points to lead the Suns, who once trailed by 21 points.
Goran Dragic chipped in with 17 points and six assists while Gerald Green had 19 points and eight rebounds..
The Nuggets were led by Wilson Chandler, who had 15 points and seven rebounds. J.J. Hickson added 13 points and 14 rebounds while Ty Lawson had 13 points, seven assists and four rebounds.
The Suns outscored the Nuggets 31-17 in the fourth quarter and although they had the ball and a 101-99 lead with just 15 seconds to go, the Suns left the door open after Eric Bledsoe only hit only one of two free throws. On the next possession, Lawson brought the ball to the right side of the court and found an open Randy Foye behind two screens, but his three-pointer came up just short. Markieff Morris then hit one of two free throws to ice it.
The Suns continue to surprise with a 15-10 record while the Nuggets are now 14-11.