The Suns, like a lot of other teams out West, have much to play for right now. The best race in the bubble is the race for the No. seed in the Western Conference—and the right to face LeBron James, Anthony Davis and the Los Angeles Lakers in the first round of the playoffs starting in a couple weeks.
Luka Doncic delivered a monster triple-double performance as the Dallas Mavericks bagged their first win of the National Basketball Association's (NBA) relaunched season in an overtime thriller against the Sacramento Kings on Tuesday night. The 21-year-old Slovenian scored 34 points, with 20 rebounds and 12 assists as the Mavericks completed a 114-110 victory to get their campaign back on track in the Western Conference.
Malcolm Brogdon is considered questionable for Thursday’s game against the Phoenix Suns with a cervical strain, reports ESPN’s Eric Woodyard. Brogdon, who is averaging 16 points since the restart on 33 percent shooting, missed Indiana’s first game against the Sixers on Saturday and was likewise listed as questionable with neck pain ahead of Monday’s contest versus Washington, though he went on to produce 20 points, seven rebounds, and six assists in 35 minutes of action.