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Utah Jazz (1-1) at Phoenix Suns (1-1) Game Preview: Suns’ Home Opener

The Phoenix Suns (1-1) and Utah Jazz (1-1) meet in Phoenix’s home opener tonight. Devin Booker and Bradley Beal will not be suiting up for the Suns for the second straight game. The Suns will look to Kevin Durant to provide most of the scoring load for the second straight game. Phoenix will also unveil its reimagined Ring of Honor at halftime tonight.

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Local Game Information

Start Time: 7 p.m. MST

Location: Footprint Center

TV Channel: 3TV/AZ Family

Radio: Arizona Sports 98.7 FM, La Mejor 106.5 FM

Stream: Suns Live (click for more info)

Injury Report

Phoenix Suns: Devin Booker (left foot soreness) OUT | Bradley Beal (lower back tightness) OUT | Damion Lee (right meniscus surgery) OUT

Utah Jazz: Collin Sexton (right wrist sprain) PROBABLE

Starters

Phoenix Suns: Eric Gordon, Grayson Allen, Josh Okogie, Kevin Durant, Jusuf Nurkić

Utah Jazz: Jordan Clarkson, Talen Horton-Tucker, Lauri Markkanen, Johnn Collins, Walker Kessler

Last Time Out

The Phoenix Suns last fell to the Los Angeles Lakers 100-95 on the road, despite 39 points and 11 rebounds from Kevin Durant.

The Utah Jazz played last night and defeated the Los Angeles Clippers 120-118 behind 35 points and 12 rebounds from Lauri Markkanen. John Collins tacked on 13 points and 12 boards. This will be their second game of a back-to-back.

Team Matchup Notes

Here are some stats, notes and everything else to know about the Suns and Jazz between their first matchup of the year (via Suns)

Matchup notes (via Suns)

Preview: Bradley Beal and Devin Booker OUT

Devin Booker, Bradley Beal Home Opener Injury Updates

Devin Booker OUT for Home Opener against the Utah Jazz

Preview: Suns to Unveil Reimagined Ring of Honor

Suns announce Ring of Honor reimagining

WATCH: Josh Okogie and Eric Gordon at This Morning’s Shootaround

WATCH: Josh Okogie Taking Pride in Defense and Rebounding for Suns so Far

WATCH: Eric Gordon Remains Confident in Shooting Ability, Phoenix Suns ahead of Team’s Home Opener vs. Jazz

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Brendan Mau is a senior writer covering the Phoenix Suns and more for Burn City Sports. You can follow him on X via @Brendan_Mau

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