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Denver Nuggets vs. Phoenix Suns NBA Pick Prediction 6/9/2021
Nuggets at Suns—NBA pick is Phoenix Suns -6. Coming right back on the Suns here. Chris Paul and Devin Booker are difficult to cover for any team. But when you are missing your entire starting back court that is a bigger challenge here for the Nuggets than facing Portland. Suns simply have more depth and getting offensive contribution from a variety of players. And when the opponent has figured that out than Chris Paul goes off in the second half. Nuggets are the worse defensive teams left in the playoffs ranking 14th by surrendering 123 points per 100 possessions. Suns are second best team in the postseason defending by allowing 104.1 points per 100 possessions. Nuggets are transitioning from defending a team with two superstars in Lillard and McCollum to defending a complete team. Six players on Phoenix are averaging 11 points or greater in the playoffs. Booker, Bridges and Payne are all shooting over 40% from three in the playoffs and the Nuggets are dealing with backup starting guards. Past five playoff games Suns are holding teams to 41.5% shooting while in that span Denver allowing 49% shooting with 38.3% from three. Play Phoenix -6.