On Monday night, the Golden State Warriors gave the Phoenix Suns their ninth loss in 13 games, putting them three games behind Oklahoma City for the final playoff spot in the Western Conference.
The game was tied at 46 at the half, when the Warriors opened it up with a 23-5 third-quarter run. Brandon Knight, acquired from Milwaukee in a trade deadline deal, was carried to the locker room during the game. Head Coach Jeff Hornacek said X-rays were negative.
Phoenix scored fewer than 20 points in three of the four quarters, and are near hopeless if Knight misses any extended time. If the Suns want to restart their playoff push, it will have to start this week, where two of their three games are against last-place teams.
On Wednesday night, the Suns host the Minnesota Timberwolves, who have the worst record in the Western Conference. After a game against the conference-best Atlanta Hawks, the suns host the team with the worst record in the NBA, the New York Knicks. All three games are going to be played at home, and the Suns should expect to win at least two of the three.
According to TiqIQ.com, the highest average price for Phoenix Suns tickets this week is on Sunday night against the New York Knicks. Expect to hear a strange noise throughout the game, as it is free maracas night at the U.S. Airways Center. The average ticket price is $164.47 with a walk-in price of $18. The lowest average ticket price is $65.89 with a walk-in price of $15 on Wednesday night against the Timberwolves, where it is WWE night and the Suns will be giving away a team poster.
Suns fans looking for suite tickets can use SuiteHop.com see what is available. According to SuiteHop, U.S. Airways Center suites range from $3,000 to $15,000 for Suns games and a variety of other events, depending upon the location and size of the suite. Additional amenities purchased, which include private entrances, personalized service, and premium catering.
The Suns are 4-6 in their last 10 games and have 17 games left to make up a three-game deficit.