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Green leads balanced scoring for Suns with 24 points in Suns, beat Nuggets 120-112

  • Phoenix Suns' Gerald Green (14) yells and pumps his fist as he celebrates his dunk over Denver Nuggets' Darrell Arthur, middle, as Suns' Miles Plumlee (22) looks on during the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, in Phoenix.  The Suns defeated the Nuggets 120-112. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

    Phoenix Suns' Gerald Green (14) yells and pumps his fist as he celebrates his dunk over Denver Nuggets' Darrell Arthur, middle, as Suns' Miles Plumlee (22) looks on during the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, in Phoenix. The Suns defeated the Nuggets 120-112. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)  (The Associated Press)

  • Phoenix Suns' Goran Dragic (1) gets past Denver Nuggets' Arron Afflalo, left, to score during the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, in Phoenix.  The Suns defeated the Nuggets 120-112. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

    Phoenix Suns' Goran Dragic (1) gets past Denver Nuggets' Arron Afflalo, left, to score during the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, in Phoenix. The Suns defeated the Nuggets 120-112. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)  (The Associated Press)

  • Phoenix Suns' Gerald Green (14) shouts as he dunks as Denver Nuggets' Darrell Arthur (00) looks on during the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, in Phoenix.  The Suns defeated the Nuggets 120-112. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

    Phoenix Suns' Gerald Green (14) shouts as he dunks as Denver Nuggets' Darrell Arthur (00) looks on during the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, in Phoenix. The Suns defeated the Nuggets 120-112. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)  (The Associated Press)

Gerald Green scored 24 points and Eric Bledsoe had 21, leading the Phoenix Suns to a 120-112 win over the Denver Nuggets on Wednesday night.

Green made 6 of 11 3-pointers, four in the second half when he scored 16 points, and the Suns won for the fifth time in six games. Goran Dragic added 20 points for Phoenix, which ended Denver's five-game winning streak.

Timofey Mozgov led the Nuggets (7-8) with 18 points and 13 rebounds and Ty Lawson added 17 points and 12 assists.

Green carried the Suns (10-6) to a big lead in the third quarter after the score was tied at halftime. He hit three 3-pointers in the third, the first of which gave the Suns an 85-74 lead at the 4:26 mark.