The Denver Nuggets look like a team ready to take their first victory in Phoenix in over six years, leading the Suns 58-46 at halftime. Al Harrington leads the Nuggets with 11 points, five rebounds and four assists in 18 minutes off the bench. Carmelo Anthony has nine points and 11 rebounds, and Nene has added 11 points.
Gary Forbes has received playing time J.R. Smith, who has not entered the game yet, usually gets.
As a team the Nuggets are shooting 50 percent from the field and have 32 rebounds. The Phoenix Suns, however, are at only 34.7 percent shooting and 23 rebounds. Grant Hill leads the Suns with 10 points, while Steve Nash has chipped in nine points, three assists, two rebound, one steal and a block.