Bobcats at Suns
9 p.m., U.S. Airways Center
TV: SportSouth. Radio: WFNZ-AM 610
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|Pos, Player||Ppg||Rpg||Pos, Player||Ppg||Rpg|
|G, R. Sessions||10.8||2.1||G, G. Dragic||19.7||3.4|
|G, G. Henderson||15.1||4.3||G, G. Green||14.1||3.0|
|F, C. Douglas-Roberts||8.1||4.8||F, P. Tucker||9.3||6.1|
|F, J. McRoberts||8.0||5.2||F, C. Frye||12.3||3.1|
|C, A. Jefferson||19.3||10.5||C, M. Plumlee||9.7||8.1|
Matchup to Watch
Goran Dragic vs. Ramon Sessions: Dragic might be the NBA’s most improved player. He’s blown up with the Suns’ other point guard, Eric Bledsoe, out with a knee injury.
• The Suns are having a stunningly successful season, considering they are in a rebuild. They’re coming off a road victory over the Indiana Pacers, the best defensive team in the NBA. They’re second in the Pacific Division, over a stacked Golden State team. If this continues,Jeff Hornacek
figures to win coach of the year in his first season on the job.
• The Suns won the first game this season in Charlotte, so they can sweep the series for the seventh time in 10 seasons.
from Duke jumped into major minutes for the Suns afterMarcin Gortat
was traded to Washington. He’s held up well to advanced expectations.
• Ex-BobcatEmeka Okafor
came to the Suns in the Gortat trade, but has not played at all this season because of a neck injury.
Did you know?
The Suns average 9.4 threes made per game, second-most in the NBA. That’s bad news for a Bobcats team vulnerable at the 3-point line.