Phoenix faces San Antonio in conference showdown

San Antonio Spurs (2-2, eighth in the Western Conference) vs. Phoenix Suns (2-2, 10th in the Western Conference)

Phoenix; Thursday, 10 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: Western Conference foes Phoenix and San Antonio meet on Thursday.

Phoenix went 45-37 overall and 30-22 in Western Conference play a season ago. The Suns averaged 113.6 points per game last season, 46.0 in the paint, 17.1 off of turnovers and 10.5 on fast breaks.

San Antonio went 22-60 overall and 10-42 in Western Conference play during the 2022-23 season. The Spurs averaged 113.0 points per game last season, 55.5 in the paint, 15.8 off of turnovers and 13.5 on fast breaks.

The two teams square off for the second time this season. The Spurs defeated the Suns 115-114 in their last meeting on Nov. 1. Keldon Johnson led the Spurs with 27 points, and Kevin Durant led the Suns with 26 points.

INJURIES: Suns: Bradley Beal: out (back), Devin Booker: out (foot), Damion Lee: out (knee).

Spurs: None listed.


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

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