Phoenix faces Golden State on 4-game road slide

Phoenix Suns (20-21, eighth in the Western Conference) vs. Golden State Warriors (20-20, sixth in the Western Conference)

San Francisco; Tuesday, 10 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Phoenix hits the road against Golden State looking to end its four-game road losing streak.

The Warriors are 4-3 against the rest of their division. Golden State is fourth in the Western Conference with 33.9 defensive rebounds per game led by Stephen Curry averaging 6.0.

The Suns are 7-0 against the rest of their division. Phoenix ranks seventh in the NBA with 26.5 assists per game led by Devin Booker averaging 5.6.

The two teams play for the third time this season. The Suns defeated the Warriors 130-119 in their last meeting on Nov. 17. Cameron Payne led the Suns with 29 points, and Curry led the Warriors with 50 points.

TOP PERFORMERS: Klay Thompson is scoring 20.6 points per game with 3.9 rebounds and 2.5 assists for the Warriors. Jordan Poole is averaging 25.4 points and 4.5 assists over the past 10 games for Golden State.

Booker is averaging 27.1 points and 5.6 assists for the Suns. Deandre Ayton is averaging 16.2 points over the last 10 games for Phoenix.

LAST 10 GAMES: Warriors: 6-4, averaging 115.9 points, 46.2 rebounds, 29.0 assists, 5.8 steals and 2.8 blocks per game while shooting 46.1% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 119.6 points per game.

Suns: 1-9, averaging 103.1 points, 40.9 rebounds, 24.8 assists, 6.0 steals and 3.5 blocks per game while shooting 44.5% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 112.2 points.

INJURIES: Warriors: James Wiseman: out (ankle), JaMychal Green: out (leg), Jonathan Kuminga: out (foot), Stephen Curry: out (shoulder).

Suns: Cameron Johnson: out (knee), Cameron Payne: out (foot), Devin Booker: out (groin), Chris Paul: out (hip).


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

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