Phoenix Suns beat Pacers: NBA Friday night

Suns vs Pacers recap for Friday, February 10th, 2023. The Pacers (now 25-32 this season) lost to the Suns, who are now 31-27.

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Suns vs Pacers Recap: NBA February 10th, 2023

The Indiana Pacers can’t seem to buy a win. The Pacers hosted the Phoenix Suns on Friday, a game that looked like it might have been competitive. However, the Suns won the game in a contest that was not close at the final buzzer. They put up a double-digit spread in the game, winning by 13 points. The final score was Phoenix 117, and Indiana 104 as the Pacers continued their terrible struggles.

Indiana Pacers: Recent Form Alert

  • Indiana Pacers were 23-18 (January 10th, 2023)
  • Following Friday’s game, they are 25-32
  • The Pacers are 2-14 in their last 16 games

Suns @ Pacers Friday: Deandre Ayton scores 22

With the loss, the Pacers are now 25-32 overall on the season. There was a time when the Pacers and their troubles seemed to be attributable to the injury to Tyrese Haliburton. However, they have just one win since his return to the lineup. Indiana’s situation could be dire soon as they continue to drop in the Eastern Conference.

Meanwhile, the Suns improved to 31-27 with the 13-point victory. The top scorer in the game was Deandre Ayton. He had a very good 22 points in the contest and he also had 11 rebounds for the double-double. Phoenix has not been a strong road team this season but with the win, they climbed to 12-17 as visitors.

Phoenix entered this week inside of our top ten for NBA Power Rankings. They are a team that has been trending in the right direction for weeks now. The Suns could be tough to contend with when Kevin Durant makes his debut. Their next game is not until Tuesday when they host Sacramento.

Phoenix Suns: #9 Ranked Team at a Glance

  • Overall record: 31-26
  • Home record: 19-9
  • Away record: 12-17
  • Winning/losing streak: W1
  • Last ten games: 7-3

Further reading: NBA Power Rankings