Los Angeles Clippers (47-25, fourth within the Western Convention in the course of the common season) vs. Phoenix Suns (51-21, second within the Western Convention in the course of the common season)
Phoenix; Monday, 9 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Suns -6; over/below is 215.5
WESTERN CONFERENCE FINALS: Suns lead collection 3-1
BOTTOM LINE: The Phoenix Suns look to clinch the Western Convention finals over the Los Angeles Clippers in sport 5. The Suns gained the earlier matchup 84-80. Devin Booker scored 25 factors to guide Phoenix to the win and Paul George totaled 23 factors in defeat for LA.
The Suns are 30-12 in convention play. Phoenix is seventh within the NBA with 115.3 factors and is taking pictures 49% from the sector.
The Clippers are 9-3 in opposition to the remainder of the division. Los Angeles is 22-11 when it has fewer turnovers than its opponents and averages 13.2 turnovers per sport.
TOP PERFORMERS: Jae Crowder leads the Suns averaging 2.5 made 3-pointers, and is scoring 10.1 factors per sport whereas taking pictures 38.9% from past the arc. Booker is averaging 27.8 factors and seven.3 rebounds whereas taking pictures 46.9% during the last 10 video games for Phoenix.
George ranks second on the Clippers averaging 23.3 factors whereas including 6.6 rebounds and 5.2 assists per sport. Reggie Jackson is averaging 19.4 factors and three.5 assists during the last 10 video games for Los Angeles.
DURING THE PLAYOFFS: Suns: Averaging 107.9 factors, 44.1 rebounds, 24.4 assists, 6.4 steals and 4.5 blocks per sport whereas taking pictures 47.3% from the sector. Their opponents have averaged 100.8 factors on 42.2% taking pictures.
Clippers: Averaging 111.8 factors, 41.8 rebounds, 21.0 assists, 6.8 steals and 4.5 blocks per sport whereas taking pictures 47.6% from the sector. Their opponents have averaged 106.5 factors on 45.5% taking pictures.
INJURIES: Suns: None listed.
Clippers: Serge Ibaka: out for season (again), Kawhi Leonard: out (knee).
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