Found April 06, 2012 on Fox Sports Arizona:
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DENVER (AP) -- Arron Afflalo had 30 points, Andre Miller scored 13 of his 15 in the fourth quarter and Denver Nuggets scored the final nine points to beat the Phoenix Suns 105-99 on Friday night. Shannon Brown scored 18 points and Steve Nash had 14 points and 11 assists for the Suns, who had their three-game win streak snapped. The Nuggets took sole possession of seventh place in the Western Conference, a half-game ahead of idle Houston and 1 12 in front of Utah. The Suns dropped to 10th place, a half-game behind the Jazz. The win also gave Denver the tiebreaker against the Suns, as the Nuggets have won the teams' first two meetings -- includin a 109-92 victory on Feb. 14. They play again April 24 in Phoenix.
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