In Tuesday night NBA action, the Phoenix Suns will invade Scotiabank Arena to take on the Toronto Raptors. The Suns (30-9) have won 13 of their first 17 road games and are tied with Golden State for the best overall record in the league. On Saturday, Phoenix trailed by 21 points at halftime during a 123-100 home loss versus Miami.
All-Star G Devin Booker converted all 13 free-throw attempts and finished with a team-high 26 points. Mikal Bridges added 20 points and six assists in a losing effort for the Suns.
The Toronto Raptors have reeled off six straight victories and trail Cleveland by a half-game for sixth place in the East. On Sunday, Toronto fought off a pesky New Orleans squad to earn a 105-101 home victory. The Raptors (20-17) outrebounded the Pelicans by a 46-35 margin and converted 19 of 20 from the charity stripe.
Toronto G Fred VanVleet led all scorers with 32 points on 11-for-27 shooting and dished out four assists. Pascal Siakam contributed 29 points, ten rebounds, and seven assists for the Raptors.