The Phoenix Suns (45-35) took their place in the fourth seed Western Conference nba By defeating the Denver Nuggets (52-28), everything points to them advancing the remainder of the regular season.
Meanwhile, Los Angeles Lakers (41-39), the Suns’ opponent tonight, could finish the season in fifth-ninth place. For this reason, tonight’s game is of vital importance to Angelenos and it seems that the dedication will prevail.
As reported by Shams Sarania, in The Athletic, The Suns rest Kevin Durant, Devin Booker, Chris Paul and Deandre Ayton. Durant’s case is different because his injury report lists the ankle injury as managed, while the others are rested.
In the case of the Lakers, LeBron James and Anthony Davis are both listed as questionable with foot soreness. The same ailment is affecting D’Angelo Russell, but the team has designated him as possible for the game against the Suns.
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Phoenix Suns record with Kevin Durant
The Suns acquired Durant in a trade with the Brooklyn Nets before the trade deadline, but The 13-time All-Star has played in just eight games since then. The good news is that every time the forward plays for Phoenix, the team wins.
The ‘Turantula’ debuted for Devin Booker and company against the Charlotte Hornets. with easy success. After that, his team defeated both the Chicago Bulls and the Dallas Mavericks, when he sprained his ankle.
Returning from injury, Phoenix defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves, Denver Nuggets, Oklahoma City Thunder, San Antonio Spurs and again the Nuggets.