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Suns take on the Cavaliers on 6-game skid

April 1, 2019

Cleveland Cavaliers (19-58, 14th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Phoenix Suns (17-60, 15th in the Western Conference)

Phoenix; Monday, 10 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: Phoenix will try to break its six-game losing streak when the Suns play Cleveland.

The Suns have gone 10-28 in home games. Phoenix is last in the league shooting 32.8 percent from 3-point range.

The Cavaliers have gone 6-32 away from home. Cleveland is 5-4 in one-possession games. The Cavaliers won the last meeting between these two squads 111-98 on Feb. 21. Cedi Osman led Cleveland to the win with a 19-point performance.

TOP PERFORMERS: Devin Booker leads the Suns scoring 26.9 points per game and averaging 4.2 rebounds and 6.8 assists. Mikal Bridges is averaging 0.9 made 3-pointers and 7.7 points over the last 10 games for Phoenix.

Jordan Clarkson is second on the Cavaliers averaging 17 points and collecting 3.4 rebounds. Kevin Love has averaged 7.6 rebounds and added 10.8 points per game over the last 10 games for Cleveland.

LAST 10 GAMES: Cavaliers: 2-8, averaging 107.6 points, 41 rebounds, 18.4 assists, 5.7 steals and two blocks per game while shooting 45.9 percent from the field. Their opponents have averaged 116.9 points on 50.5 percent shooting.

Suns: 2-8, averaging 108.2 points, 42 rebounds, 23.2 assists, 8.3 steals and 4.8 blocks per game while shooting 46.5 percent from the field. Their opponents have averaged 118.4 points on 46.6 percent shooting.

Suns Injuries: TJ Warren: out (ankle), Tyler Johnson: out (knee), Kelly Oubre Jr.: out for season (thumb), Deandre Ayton: out (ankle).

Cavaliers Injuries: Matthew Dellavedova: out (concussion), John Henson: out (wrist), Kevin Love: day to day (shoulder).

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