The Golden State Warriors (2-1, 0-0 Away) head to face the Phoenix Suns (2-1, 1-0 Home) Tuesday at Footprint Center. Golden State beat the Sacramento Kings 130-125 at Chase Center on Sunday. Stephen Curry was a top performer with 33 points. Phoenix emerged victorious on Sunday at Crypto.com Arena, beating the Los Angeles Clippers 112-95. Devin Booker had 35 points, carrying the team.
Golden State and Phoenix split their matchups last season, each team taking two. The Suns came out on top in the last meeting 107-103 at Chase Center on March 30. Jordan Poole topped all players in scoring with 38 points, nine rebounds, and seven assists in the losing effort. Mikal Bridges had 22 points and seven rebounds for the Suns.
Curry is averaging 33.3 points per game, fifth-highest in the league, to lead the Warriors in scoring early this season. Meanwhile, Andrew Wiggins is grabbing 6.3 rebounds per game, and Draymond Green is dishing 6.0 assists.
Booker (32.0 ppg) has powered the Suns on offense. He has the eighth-best scoring average in the NBA. Chris Paul is tallying 10.7 assists per game, second-most in the league, and Deandre Ayton is collecting 8.0 rebounds per game. The Warriors are 6-4 in the last 10 visits to Footprint Center.
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