This will be the first meeting between the teams this season. Mavs will attempt to continue their momentum having won four of their previous five matchups.
Suns will try to move on from a 132-140 home loss to the Washington Wizards, a game in which Cheick Diallo contributed 17 points (7-of-8 from the field) and 10 rebounds. Devin Booker led it for the Suns on 27 points (10-of-20 from the field) and 8 assists.
Cameron Johnson contributed 17 points (6-of-10 shooting). The Mavericks will also be trying to rebound from a 99-114 home defeat to the Los Angeles Clippers, a game in which Luka Doncic had 22 points (4-of-14 shooting), 6 assists and 8 rebounds. Devin Booker and Luka Doncic have been great lately.
Both teams are expected to be mostly healthy. The Suns will be playing their second game in two nights. The Mavs are a much-rebounding team; ranking 4th overall, while Phoenix is a long way away at 26th in the league.