Phoenix was victimized for 29 points and 10 assists by Ty Lawson as the Nuggets defeated the Suns 118-107 in NBA action on Saturday.
Denver won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 4-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 210.5.
Arron Afflalo had 19 points for Denver and Kenneth Faried chipped in with 18 points. Ty Lawson had 10 assists for the Nuggets, while Kenneth Faried was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 14 boards.
Phoenix got 28 points from Shannon Brown in a losing cause and another 18 points from Marcin Gortat. Steve Nash contributed 13 assists for the Suns, while Marcin Gortat had 11 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Denver were victorious, as the score was 60-58 at the break.
Phoenix had a 45-38 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Denver heads into a battle against the Magic. Phoenix, meanwhile, will have their next action against Utah.