Suns Starting Lineup And Injury Report Against The Clippers
The Phoenix Suns are in California to face the Los Angeles Clippers for the third game of the season. They have released their final injury report as well as their starting lineup for the game.
Via Underdog NBA: “Lineup alert: Suns will start Paul, Booker, Bridges, Johnson, Ayton on Sunday. “
The Suns will be without Ish Wainright (low back pain), but Cam Johnson and Landry Shamet are both available. They come into the game with a record of 1-1 after beating the Dallas Mavericks in the first game and losing to the Portland Trail Blazers the second.
Devin Booker leads team in scoring (30.5 per contest, while Chris Paul leads team in assists (10.5 per contest.
The Suns have been among the most successful teams in the NBA the past two seasons. This year should be no different.
They reached the NBA Finals in 2021,, and this season had the best regular season record in the NBA (they lost Game 7 to the Mavs).
The Clippers come into tonight’s game with a 2-0 record, having defeated the Los Angeles Lakers and the Sacramento Kings in their first games.
Last year, the Clippers were plagued by injuries and finished eighth in the Western Conference.
However, they lost to the Minnesota Timberwolves and New Orleans Pelicans in the play-in tournament, so they did not end up making the NBA Playoffs.
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