The Phoenix Suns have only one nationally televised game scheduled this season — Nov. 21 against New Orleans on TNT — and six others broadcast on NBA TV.
The TNT game will be a matchup of the last two No. 1 overall picks as Deandre Ayton faces Zion Williamson at Talking Stick Resort Arena. The Pelicans only play once in Phoenix this season.
The Suns’ remaining 81 games are scheduled for Fox Sports Arizona or Fox Sports Arizona Plus. The following six are also on NBA TV:
- Oct. 26 vs. Los Angeles Clippers
- Dec. 14 vs. San Antonio Spurs (in Mexico City)
- Dec. 17 at Los Angeles Clippers
- Dec. 27 at Golden State Warriors
- Dec. 30 at Portland Trail Blazers
- Feb. 10 at Los Angeles Lakers
Phoenix opens the regular season Oct. 23 against the Sacramento Kings at Talking Stick Resort Arena on FSAZ. The Suns’ 19-63 record last season was their second-worst record in franchise history.
Connie Hawkins honored
A dedication ceremony of St. Andrew’s Park basketball courts and art show will honor the late Connie Hawkins this weekend in Brooklyn.
The two events Saturday will honor the Hall of Famer who starred for the Phoenix Suns. The art show will include a community barbecue at Hawkins’ high school alma mater — Boys & Girls High School.
Former NBA Commissioner David Stern and Hall of Famer Nate “Tiny” Archibald are scheduled to attend the art show led by art curator Andrew Nichols, as well as many more.
Hawkins averaged 20.5 points and nine rebounds per game over five seasons with the Suns. The four-time NBA All-Star scored 11,528 points, counting his dominant run in the ABA.
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