Posted March 12, 2013 on AP on Fox
Kosta Koufos scored a career high 22 points on 10-of-11 shooting, mostly from point-blank range, and the Denver Nuggets ran their winning streak to nine games with a 108-93 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Monday night. Corey Brewer added 20 points and Ty Lawson 19 as the Nuggets matched their longest winning streak of the season. Denver dominated points in the paint 74-32, including an assortment of soaring dunks. Wesley Johnson scored 18 and Marcus Morris had 16 for the Suns. Hamed Haddadi scored a career-high 13 for Phoenix. The Nuggets return home to face the Knicks on Wednesday night in Carmelo Anthony's first game in Denver since leaving for New York Denver led throughout the second half, but the Suns stayed within striking distance until the Nuggets finished the game with a 16-8 run over the final 4 1/2 minutes. Neither team led by more than seven points in the first half, despite Denver's 38-16 advantage in points in the paint. A 13-1 Phoenix run erased a 35-30 Denver...
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