Spurs take on the Suns on 4-game losing streak

Fri, Jan 27, 2023
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Spurs take on the Suns on 4-game losing streak

Phoenix Suns (25-25, seventh in the Western Conference) vs. San Antonio Spurs (14-35, 14th in the Western Conference)

San Antonio; Saturday, 8 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: San Antonio will try to break its four-game skid when the Spurs take on Phoenix.

The Spurs are 5-28 against Western Conference opponents. San Antonio has a 3-21 record in games decided by 10 points or more.

The Suns are 19-14 in Western Conference play. Phoenix ranks second in the Western Conference shooting 38.8% from downtown. Damion Lee paces the Suns shooting 48.4% from 3-point range.

The teams square off for the second time this season. The Suns won the last meeting 133-95 on Dec. 4. Deandre Ayton scored 25 points to help lead the Suns to the victory.

TOP PERFORMERS: Keldon Johnson averages 2.4 made 3-pointers per game for the Spurs, scoring 21.1 points while shooting 34.3% from beyond the arc. Devin Vassell is averaging 19.4 points and 3.6 assists over the past 10 games for San Antonio.

Ayton is averaging 17.1 points and 9.6 rebounds for the Suns. Lee is averaging 1.8 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Phoenix.

LAST 10 GAMES: Spurs: 1-9, averaging 115.3 points, 43.7 rebounds, 27.2 assists, 6.3 steals and 3.3 blocks per game while shooting 46.7% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 128.0 points per game.

  • Suns: 5-5, averaging 110.6 points, 46.6 rebounds, 28.1 assists, 6.0 steals and 5.0 blocks per game while shooting 44.7% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 113.3 points.

    INJURIES: Spurs: Josh Richardson: day to day (knee), Devin Vassell: out (knee), Jeremy Sochan: day to day (quad), Romeo Langford: out (adductor).

    Suns: Cameron Payne: out (foot), Devin Booker: out (groin), Landry Shamet: out (foot).


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