[NBA pre-match analysis] The Thunder will have a head-to-head confrontation with the Suns. Let's take a look at the player records and expected lineups of both sides!

2023-03-09 12:40

[NBA pre-match analysis] The Thunder will have a head-to-head confrontation with the Suns. Let's take a look at the player records and expected lineups of both sides!


News on March 9th, the NBA regular season is in full swing, the Thunder will usher in a head-to-head confrontation with the Suns, let's take a look at the player records and expected lineups of both sides!

 

Head-to-head record between Thunder and Suns

 

This season, the two teams played against each other in the regular season on February 25. The Suns defeated the Thunder 124-115 at home.

 

Thunder side

 

This season, the Thunder ranked 11th in the Western Conference with 31 wins and 34 losses . The Thunder defeated the Warriors 137-128 in the last game and achieved a three-game winning streak. So far this season, the Thunder averaged 118.4 points per game, ranking second in the league. In the past 10 games, the Thunder averaged 121.2 points per game. It is worth noting that the Thunder suffered losses in the past 4 away games against the Suns, with an average net loss of 19 points per game. In terms of injuries, Alexander will miss this game due to injury. So far this season, Alexander has played 56 games, averaging a team-high 31.2 points and 5.7 assists per game.

 

Thunder player record

 

Giddy averaged 16.3 points, 7.8 rebounds and 6.2 assists per game, Dort averaged 14.1 points per game, Isaiah Joe averaged 9.1 points per game, Trey Mann averaged 7.8 points per game, Robinson Earle averaged 7.4 points per game, Ah Long Wiggins averaged 6.9 points per game and Saric averaged 6.7 points per game.

 

sun aspect

 

The Suns rank fourth in the Western Conference with 36 wins and 29 losses this season. The Suns defeated the Lone Ranger 130-126 in the last game and achieved three consecutive victories. In the past 3 games, Booker averaged 36 points and 7.7 assists per game, shooting 56% from the field and 50% from the three-point range. So far this season, the Suns have averaged 111.0 points per game, ranking 4th in the league, and their defensive efficiency is 112, ranking 5th in the league, with an average of 109.5 points per game at home. In addition, the Suns can hit 12.3 three-pointers per game, and the three-point shooting rate is 37.8%, ranking fifth in the league. It is worth noting that Durant averaged 26.7 points and 7.3 rebounds in the three games he played after joining the Suns, and his shooting and three-point shooting percentages were as high as 69% and 53.8% respectively.

 

sun player record

 

Durant averaged 29.5 points, 6.8 rebounds and 5.2 assists, Booker averaged 27.2 points and 5.8 assists, Ayton averaged 18.3 points and 10.2 rebounds, Paul averaged 13.4 points and 9 assists, Payne averaged 11.3 points, TJ-Wall Len averaged 8.5 points per game, Damien Lee averaged 8.5 points per game, Terrence Ross averaged 8 points per game, and Craig averaged 7.6 points per game.