Suns set to do battle with Trail Blazers Saturday
Phoenix Suns (1-1, sixth in the Western Conference) vs. Portland Trail Blazers (0-1, 11th in the Western Conference)
Portland, Oregon; Saturday, 10 p.m. EDT
LINE: Trail Blazers -2.5; over/under is 232
BOTTOM LINE: The Portland Trail Blazers host the Phoenix Suns.
Portland finished 23-19 in Western Conference games and 20-16 at home during the 2020-21 season. The Trail Blazers averaged 116.1 points per game while allowing opponents to score 114.3 last season.
Phoenix went 51-20 overall and 30-12 in Western Conference action during the 2020-21 season. The Suns shot 49.2% from the field and 38.0% from 3-point range last season.
INJURIES: Trail Blazers: Tony Snell: out (right foot).
Suns: Dario Saric: out (knee).