Anthony Randolph had 15 points for the Nuggets (2-4), who conclude exhibition play Friday at Chicago. The Nuggets led most of the way before being outscored 38-14 in the fourth quarter. They were missing five players because of injuries, including Kenneth Faried (hamstring) and Wilson Chandler (hamstring).
The Suns scored the first seven points of the fourth, taking their first lead of the night, 67-65, on a layup by Bledsoe. With about 3 1/2 minutes left, the Suns extended their lead to 87-77, keyed by successive baskets by Channing Frye and Green.
The Warriors have a stable of young assistants waiting to take the next step in their development under head coach Steve Kerr.
The Celtics and coach Brad Stevens love the versatility of swingman Evan Turner, but might court other free agents before circling back to him.
Marc Stein says being offered the Lakers' head coaching job was too good of an opportunity to pass up for Luke Walton.