The Phoenix Suns look for their sixth straight win on Wednesday when visiting the Minnesota Timberwolves. Phoenix is first in the Pacific Division at 58-14 with a 10 ½-game lead over the second-place Golden State Warriors. Phoenix defeated the Sacramento Kings 127-124 in overtime on Sunday. Devin Booker was the leading scorer for Phoenix with 31 points and the Suns shot an even 50.0% while out rebounding the Kings 50-42.
Devin Booker is the leading scorer for Phoenix with an average of 25.9 points per game, while Deandre Ayton is the second leading scorer and the leading rebounder with averages of 17.0 points and 10.0 rebounds per game. In the absence of the injured Chris Paul, the leader in assists is Booker with an average of 4.9 per game. Phoenix is scoring an average of 114.9 points per game.
Minnesota looks to bounce back from a loss when hosting Phoenix on Wednesday. The Timberwolves are third in the Northwest division at 42-31 and 3 ½ games behind the first-place Utah Jazz. Minnesota was defeated by the Dallas Mavericks 110-108 on Monday night, snapping a four-game winning streak for the Timberwolves. Karl-Anthony Towns was the leading scorer for Minnesota with 22 points but the T-Wolves shot just 39.6%.
Karl-Anthony Towns is leading Minnesota in scoring and rebounding with averages of 24.9 points and 9.9 rebounds per game, while D'Angelo Russell is the leader in assists with an average of 7.2 assists per game. Anthony Edwards is the second-leading scorer with an average of 50 21.1 points per game and one of four players for Minnesota averaging double-figures in scoring. The Timberwolves are scoring an average of 115.5 points per game.