Booker and the Suns face the Clippers
Phoenix Suns (63-16, first in the Western Conference) vs. Los Angeles Clippers (39-40, eighth in the Western Conference)
Los Angeles; Wednesday, 10 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Devin Booker and the Phoenix Suns visit the Los Angeles Clippers. Booker is 10th in the league scoring 26.7 points per game.
The Clippers are 7-7 against division opponents. Los Angeles is the top team in the Western Conference shooting 37.0% from deep, led by Luke Kennard shooting 45.0% from 3-point range.
The Suns are 38-11 against conference opponents. Phoenix ranks eighth in the Western Conference with 12.5 fast break points per game led by Booker averaging 4.1.
The two teams play for the fourth time this season. The Suns defeated the Clippers 103-96 in their last meeting on Feb. 16. Booker led the Suns with 26 points, and Marcus Morris led the Clippers with 23 points.
TOP PERFORMERS: Reggie Jackson is averaging 17.1 points and 4.9 assists for the Clippers. Terance Mann is averaging 13.5 points over the last 10 games for Los Angeles.
Chris Paul is averaging 14.7 points, 10.7 assists and 1.9 steals for the Suns. Booker is averaging 33.6 points and 4.4 rebounds while shooting 54.1% over the last 10 games for Phoenix.
LAST 10 GAMES:
INJURIES: Clippers: Norman Powell: out (toe), Kawhi Leonard: out (knee), Jason Preston: out (foot), Brandon Boston Jr.: day to day (illness), Jay Scrubb: out for season (toe).
Suns: Dario Saric: out (knee), Frank Kaminsky: out (knee).