Thehave started their last two games in horrible fashion without the services of their two leading scorers.
Phoenix mustered up a grand total of nine points through the opening 12 minutes Thursday to trail theby 25 at the end of the first quarter at Moda Center.
The Suns also dropped a measly nine points in the opening frame of Tuesday’s 122-105 loss to the. As such, they’ve become the to be held to single-digit scoring in the first quarter of back-to-back outings.
Phoenix converted 4 of 20 shots from the field, with No. 1 overall pick– who came off the bench for the first time in his young career – missing five of his six attempts.
(23.5 points per game) is currently sidelined due to a hamstring injury, while (17.7 points) is out with soreness in his right ankle.
The Suns fell to 4-21 on the season following their 108-86 loss Thursday, seven games back of the next-worstin the Western Conference.
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