The Suns beat the Nuggets 123-98 at home, leading the series 2-0. Jokic came up to score a jumper, Claude responded with a mid-range, three-pointer, and Booker also hit a long shot. The Nuggets missed a three-pointer. The first 9 shots were all irons, but they got a lot of opportunities to attack the basket. Ayton got 2 fouls on the sun’s side, but Bridges made consecutive shots, and Booker and Saric made three pointers. The Suns led 25-21 in the first quarter.