The Denver Nuggets have blown a 2-0 lead away from home against the Phoenix Suns. At the start of the series, the Suns were slightly favored to win the series against the Nuggets. However, after an exemplary performance from the Nuggets, the Suns looked out of the series, going 2 games down. However, the Suns have made a comeback and tied the series at 2-2.
It has been a roller-coaster ride of a series with the Denver Nuggets and the Phoenix Suns. However, only one team can take the lead in Game 5, as the Nuggets take the series back home. The Suns are not ready to end their season just yet and have shown resilience in the last 2 games at home. However, facing the Nuggets away is deemed to give the Nuggets a sense of urgency and to force the issue.
Nikola Jokic is ready to lead the Denver Nuggets against the Phoenix Suns
It has been a tough 2 games for the Nuggets, who blew away a 2 game lead over the Suns. The Nuggets couldn’t carry the momentum away from home. Nikola Jokic put up a 53-point performance against the Suns and ended up on the losing side. It is going to be tough for the Nuggets, as the Suns are feeling confident after coming back strong. Jokic is ready to take on the Suns once again as he isn’t held back due to any injury.
The Suns are going to miss Chris Paul for another game when facing the Nuggets. However, Kevin Durant and Devin Booker put up a spectacle for us in Game 4. The Suns home crowd has new energy, as they witnessed a spectacular effort from their team. Let’s take a look at the complete injury report and expected roster of both teams.
Denver Nuggets injury report
- Collin Gillespie (Out)
Denver Nuggets expected roster
- Aaron Gordon
- Michael Porter Jr.
- Nikola Jokic
- Jamal Murray
- Kentavious Caldwell-Pope
Phoenix Suns injury report
- Chris Paul (Out)
Phoenix Suns expected roster
- Kevin Durant
- Josh Okogie
- Deandre Ayton
- Devin Booker
- Torrey Craig
The Denver Nuggets will be expected to re-establish their lead against the Phoenix Suns
With Chris Paul missing out on another game for the Suns. It is bound to have an impact on the Suns team. The Nuggets on the other hand do not carry any significant injury to any key player. With Nikola Jokic and Jamal Murray, both fit for them, the Nuggets will be favored to win. Nevertheless, the Suns cannot be ruled out as they have a building momentum behind them.
In the last game, the Nuggets were shocked by the Suns, with the game ending 129-124. The fourth quarter saw both teams going at each other to grab the win. Eventually, the Suns emerged victorious and gave them a sense of safety, and move forward. With the series tied between them, we can expect Game 5 to be highly competitive. Let us know who you think will win tonight in the Nuggets-Suns game.