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WATCH: Frank Vogel Explains Lessons Learned after Phoenix Suns 115-107 Preseason Loss to Denver Nuggets

Despite a 115-107 loss to the Denver Nuggets, the Phoenix Suns bench really stepped up in their preseason home opener. Coach Frank Vogel meets with the media postgame to discuss some positive aspects of the loss, as well as areas to improve on.

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“It’s an opportunity for (players) to earn minutes and impress the coach with what they’re picking up with our system,” Vogel said of the members of the team that are getting more minutes than they’re used to so far.

Stat Leaders:

Josh Okogie: 17 PTS, 6 REB, 2 STL, 2 BLK

Saban Lee: 11 PTS, 9 AST, 2 REB

Grayson Allen: 10 PTS, 7 AST, 2 STL, 1 BLK

Jusuf Nurkić: 10 PTS, 4 REB, 2 AST, 1 STL

Keita Bates-Diop: 9 PTS, 5 REB, 2 AST, 1 BLK

Yuta Watanabe: 9 PTS, 2 REB, 1 AST

Eric Gordon: 9 PTS, 1 AST, 1 REB

Chimezie Metu: 8 PTS, 5 REB, 1 BLK

Bol Bol: 7 PTS, 4 REB, 1 BLK

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Brendan Mau is a senior writer covering the Phoenix Suns and more for Burn City Sports. You can follow him on X via @Brendan_Mau

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