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Phoenix Suns vs Portland Trail Blazers Preview, NBA 2023-24

Phoenix Suns vs Portland Trail Blazers Preview, NBA 2023-24

PHX vs POR Dream11 Prediction: The Phoenix Suns are set to kick off their 2024 campaign against the Portland Trail Blazers in a Western Conference showdown at the Footprint Center. With the home advantage, the Suns are currently enjoying a three-game winning streak and will aim to extend it to four, looking to begin the New Year on a positive note.

Conversely, the Portland Trail Blazers will commence 2024 with their first game in a seven-game road stretch against the Suns. They secured a victory in their last road game against the Spurs, triumphing with a score of 134-128.

PHX vs POR Basketball Match Details

  • Date: Tuesday 2nd January 2024
  • Time:7:30 AM IST
  • How to Watch Live: Sports 18, Jio Cinema
  • Location: E Jefferson St, Phoenix
  • Arena: Foot Print Center

PHX vs POR Basketball Match Details

Phoenix Suns (17-15)

The Phoenix Suns currently sit in 8th position in the league, as they are on a three-game winning streak. But the overall performances of the Suns are not good enough as they won 5 games out of their last 10 matches. The Suns are strong on paper but not strategically as they rank 14th in the NBA in offence scoring (115.4) points and 16th in the NBA in defence as they allowed opponents to average (114.6) points per game.

The Suns is led by Kevin Durant he is on fire this season. He is averaging 29.9 PPG, 6.3 RPG, and 6.0 APG. Following him, Devin Booker had a massive performance with 27.1 PPG, and 8.0 APG and Jusuf Nurkic put in double-double performances with 12.6 points and 12.5 boards per game.

Portland Trail Blazers (9-22)

The Portland Trail Blazers are currently last second in the conference league, as they won only three out of their last 12 matches. They end 2023 on a good note by winning against Spurs on a road game and will look to start on a positive note in 2024.

The Blazers’ offence has encountered significant challenges this season, averaging 108 points, which ranks them 29th in the league. Additionally, they allow opponents to score an average of 114.3 points per contest. Anfernee Simons is leading Portland with 27.1 PPG and 5.9 APG. Other players to watch are Deandre Ayton and Jerami Grant, averaging 11 RPG and 22.6 PPG, respectively.

Phoenix Suns vs Portland Trail Blazers Lineups

PHX (Suns): Kevin Durant, Devin Booker, Bradley Beal, Eric Gordon, Grayson Allen, Jusuf Nurkic, Josh Okogie, Drew Eubanks, Jordan Goodwin, Nassir Little, Keita Bates-Diop, Yuta Watanabe, Chimezie Metu, Saben Lee, Udoka Azubuike, Bol Bol.

POR (Blazers): Anfernee Simons, Jerami Grant, Shaedon Sharpe, Malcolm Brogdon, Deandre Ayton, Scoot Henderson, Duop Reath, Jabari Walker, Skylar Mays, Toumani Camara, Robert Williams III, Matisse Thybulle, Kris Murray, Moses Brown, Jamaree Bouyea, Justin Minaya, Rayan Rupert, Ish Wainright.

Phoenix Suns vs Portland Trail Blazers Injury Updates

PHX (Suns): Nassir Little (day-to-day), Damion Lee (inured)

POR (Blazers): G Shaedon Sharpe (OUT), C Deandre Ayton (OUT), Robert Williams III (Out), Anfernee Simons (OUT), Duop Reath (day-to-day).

Phoenix Suns vs Portland Trail Blazers H2H (Last 10 Matches)

PHX (Suns): 6 Games Won

POR (Blazers): 4 Games Won

Phoenix Suns vs Portland Trail Blazers Fantasy Leaders

Points: Kevin Durant (29.9) vs Anfernee Simons (27.1)

Rebounds: Jusuf Nurkic (10.3) vs Deandre Ayton (11.0)

Assists: Devin Booker (8.2) vs Malcolm Brogdon (5.7)

Steals: Eric Gordon (1.10) vs Matisse Thybulle (1.70)

Blocks: Jusuf Nurkic (1.2) vs Matisse Thybulle (0.90)

Free Throw%: Grayson Allen (90.40) vs Anfernee Simons (92.30)

Field Goal Percentage%: Kevin Durant (52.50) vs Anfernee Simons (45.70)

Three Point Percentage%: Kevin Durant (47.70) vs Malcolm Brogdon (42.1)

PHX vs POR Live Score Today

Phoenix Suns vs Portland Trail Blazers Prediction, PHX vs POR Live Stream will be available on the official app of the NBA and ESPN Network in the USA. The PHX vs POR Live Score can be checked on the Fancode application & Jio Cinema.

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