New Orleans faces Phoenix, aims to break 3-game skid

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New Orleans Pelicans (1-6, 15th in the Western Conference) vs. Phoenix Suns (2-3, 10th in the Western Conference)

Phoenix; Tuesday, 10 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: New Orleans is looking to stop its three-game skid with a win over Phoenix.

Phoenix finished 51-20 overall and 30-12 in Western Conference action a season ago. The Suns averaged 115.5 points per game last season, 15.7 on free throws and 39.3 from beyond the arc.

New Orleans went 31-41 overall and 18-24 in Western Conference games during the 2020-21 season. The Pelicans averaged 114.6 points per game last season, 19.0 from the free throw line and 31.8 from 3-point range.

INJURIES: Suns: Dario Saric: out (knee), Cameron Payne: day to day (hamstring).

Pelicans: Zion Williamson: out (foot), Garrett Temple: day to day (left ankle), Daulton Hommes: day to day (leg), Brandon Ingram: day to day (hip).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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