New Orleans Pelicans (3-1, fourth in the Western Conference) vs. Phoenix Suns (3-1, third in the Western Conference)
Phoenix; Friday, 10 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: New Orleans heads to Phoenix for a Western Conference matchup.
Phoenix finished 7-6 overall and 39-13 in Western Conference play last season. The Suns averaged 107.6 points per game last season, 15.5 on free throws and 29.4 from beyond the arc.
New Orleans finished 2-4 overall and 25-27 in Western Conference action during the 2021-22 season. The Pelicans shot 46.2% from the field and 35.4% from 3-point range last season.
INJURIES: Suns: Ish Wainright: day to day (back).
Pelicans: E.J. Liddell: out (right knee), Kira Lewis Jr.: out (knee), Zion Williamson: day to day (hip), Brandon Ingram: out (concussion), Herbert Jones: day to day (knee).
The Associated Press