- Deandre Ayton's return to Phoenix as a Portland Trail Blazer
- Injury report for both teams
- Keys to a Suns win in their In-Season Tournament game
Suns face Trail Blazers as Deandre Ayton returns to the Valley. Ayton’s ineffectiveness in Portland sparks intrigue in his matchup against former teammate Devin Booker. With injuries affecting both teams, Booker and Kevin Durant must lead the Suns to victory. The game is crucial for Phoenix’s NBA Cup hopes. Ayton’s return and young players’ performances add layers to the matchup. The high-flying Suns are expected to dominate, with a predicted 120-104 win.