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2016 NBA Summer League Gamethread: Phoenix Suns vs. Denver Nuggets

We're down to the final 8.

The Phoenix Suns are once again playing in the NBA's Summer League's final weekend with a shot at the championship. Are you scared yet, Western Conference?

Next up for the number five seed is the fourth seeded Denver Nuggets. Denver scored an 80-60 win over the Utah Jazz on Thursday. The Nuggets were led by Jamal Murray's 20 points, and improved to 3-1 in Summer League play. The Summer Nuggets:

  • Josh Adams
  • Ondrej Balvin
  • Antonio Barton
  • Malik Beasley
  • Daruis Carter
  • Petr Cornelie
  • Jimmer Fredette
  • Gary Harris
  • Juancho Hernangomez
  • Emmanual Mudiay
  • Jamal Murray
  • Mateusz Ponitka
  • JaKarr Sampson
  • Antwan Scott
  • Josh Scott
  • Axel Toupane

Phoenix exacted a measure of summer revenge on Thursday, knocking off the Miami Heat in the first round of tournament play. Four Suns scored in double figures, led by another impressive performance from second round pick Tyler Ulis. Ulis scored 20 and dished out 8 assists. His 6.8 assists per game leads all Summer League participants. Your Summer Suns:

  • Dragan Bender
  • Askia Booker
  • Devin Booker
  • Alec Brown
  • Michael Bryson
  • Marquese Chriss
  • Derek Cooke
  • Kyle Kuric
  • Shannon Scott
  • Richard Solomon
  • Tyler Ulis
  • Alan Williams
  • Troy Williams
Don't tell me it's just the Summer League. Winning has to start somewhere. Winner gets a Sunday date in the semifinals with the Minnesota Timberwolves. Loser goes back to the Bellagio. Tip off between the Phoenix Suns and Denver Nuggets at the Thomas and Mack Center is scheduled for 3pm PT.

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