Suns at Mavericks
7:30 p.m. Monday, American Airlines Center, Dallas
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TV: FSSW, NBA TV
Radio: ESPN/103.3 FM, ESPN/1540 AM (Sp.)
Records: Suns 11-14; Mavs 13-11
About the Suns: Phoenix has lost five of its past eight games and is on the last end of a back-to-back. The Suns defeated Minnesota at home on Sunday 108-101 behind 25 points from Brandon Knight. ... Phoenix is 2-2 on the last end of a back-to-back. ... This is Tyson Chandler’s first game in Dallas since the center left the Mavs for the second time last summer and signed a four-year, $52 million free agent contract with the Suns. ... Guards Eric Bledsoe (22.3 ppg, 6.3 apg, 1.96 spg) and Knight (20.5 ppg, 5.4 apg) lead the Suns.
About the Mavericks: Things are trending in the wrong direction for Dallas, especially at home. ... The Mavs have dropped their past three home games, including both to open this three-game homestand. ... Raymond Felton collected his second career triple-double Saturday when he finished with 10 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists against the Wizards. ... The Mavs are 18-7 in their past 25 regular-season games against the Suns, which includes a 111-95 victory in Phoenix to open this season when eight Mavs scored 10 or more points.