Mavericks at Suns
8 p.m. Tuesday, US Airways Center, Phoenix
Radio: ESPN/103.3 FM, ESPN/1540 AM (Spanish)
Records: Mavs 20-9; Suns 15-14
About the Mavs: This is the second end of a back-to-back for the Mavs, who lost at home on Monday night to the Atlanta Hawks. ... Despite 33 points from Monta Ellis, and 15 points and 18 rebounds from Tyson Chandler, the Mavs had their five-game winning streak snapped by the Suns in Dallas on Dec. 5, 118-106. ... The Mavs are 66-75 all-time against the Suns, including 24-46 in Phoenix.
About the Suns: After losing eight of 10 games, the Suns have won their past three — all on the road. ... The Suns are a fast-breaking team that is fifth in the NBA in scoring (104.3 ppg) but only 21st in assists (20.4 apg). ... Phoenix is 25th in points allowed (103.1 ppg). ... Goran Dragic leads the Suns with 16 ppg and 4.1 apg, Eric Bledsoe averages 15.8 ppg and 5.6 apg, Isaiah Thomas is averaging 15.4 ppg and Markieff Morris 15.2 ppg and 6.2 rpg. — Dwain Price