Suns take on the Hawks for cross-conference contest
Atlanta Hawks (5-5, eighth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Phoenix Suns (7-4, third in the Western Conference)
Phoenix; Wednesday, 9 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Chris Paul and the Phoenix Suns host Trae Young and the Atlanta Hawks in a non-conference matchup.
Phoenix went 34-39 overall a season ago while going 17-22 at home. The Suns averaged 113.6 points per game while shooting 46.8% from the field and 35.8% from 3-point range last season.
Atlanta finished 11-32 in Eastern Conference play and 6-27 on the road a season ago. The Hawks averaged 111.8 points per game while shooting 44.9% from the field and 33.3% from behind the arc last season.
The teams meet Wednesday for the first time this season.
INJURIES: Suns: Cameron Payne: out (ankle), Jalen Smith: out (health and safety protocols).
Hawks: Onyeka Okongwu: out (foot), Kris Dunn: out (right ankle), Bogdan Bogdanovic: out (knee), Danilo Gallinari: out (ankle), Rajon Rondo: out (knee).