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Gerald Green scores career-best 36 points, Suns beat Nuggets 112-107 in overtime

  • Phoenix Suns guard Gerald Green, right, flies over Denver Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried to dunk during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Denver on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)The Associated Press

  • Phoenix Suns guard Goran Dragic, of Slovenia, drives the lane for a shot as Denver Nuggets center J.J. Hickson, left, and guard Randy Foye defend during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Denver on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)The Associated Press

  • Phoenix Suns center Miles Plumlee, front, hangs from rim after dunking, while Denver Nuggets center J.J. Hickson watches during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Denver on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)The Associated Press

  • Phoenix Suns guard Leandro Barbosa, left, confers with coach Jeff Hornacek during a timeout against the Denver Nuggets in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Denver on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)The Associated Press

  • Denver Nuggets guard Jordan Hamilton, front, works ball inside as Phoenix Suns forward Marcus Morris, back left, and center Alex Len defend during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Denver on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)The Associated Press

Gerald Green scored a career-high 36 points, including eight in overtime, and the Phoenix Suns beat Denver 112-107 on Tuesday night to hand the Nuggets their fifth consecutive loss.

Goran Dragic added 21 points and 14 assists for the Suns, who completed a four-game season sweep of the Nuggets, their first in nine years.

Evan Fournier scored 25 to lead the Nuggets, who lost a tough, close game after being blown out in their previous four defeats.

Kenneth Faried added 21 points and 10 rebounds for Denver, which was without leading scorer Ty Lawson (broken left rib) for a third consecutive game.