The Phoenix Suns host the Charlotte Hornets on Tuesday, Jan. 24, at the Footprint Center in a meeting of two teams in winning runs.

The Suns have racked up three-straight wins, the last of which was a win over the Memphis Grizzlies, 112-110.

That game saw the return of Chris Paul from injury and the NBA veteran did not disappoint. He marked his return with 22 points and 11 assists in 38 minutes of action.

Mikal Bridges backed up CP3 with 24 points, five rebounds and four assists.

“We've just got to build confidence,” Paul said. “Over the past few years, that's when we've been at our best, the last four or five minutes of the game. You build that confidence by being put in those situations."

The Suns are scoring 112.6 points per contest, 19th in the NBA right now. They also own an offensive rating of 113.4 which is 14th in the league.

Defensively, Phoenix is limiting opponents to 112 points per game, 8th in the league. The Suns also have a defensive rating of 112.6, 11th in the NBA.

On the other end, the Hornets may continue to play without LaMelo Ball against the Heat. They are coming off a win over the Atlanta Hawks, 122-118.

Terry Rozier was once again at the helm, scoring 34 points five assists and four steals. Mason Plumlee chipped in 25 points and 11 rebounds in the win.

The Hornets are 22nd in the league in team scoring with 112.6 per contest. Charlotte owns an offensive rating of 109.5, 29th in the league.

Defensively, Charlotte is giving up 118.9 points per game, 28th in the NBA. They have a defensive rating of 115.9, 27th in the league.

Oddsmakers pick the Suns as -6.5 favorites to win over the Hornets who are at +6.5. The Moneyline for this clash is -250 for Phoenix and +200 for Charlotte.

The Suns host the Hornets at the Footprint Center with the game set to start at 9:00 p.m. E.T. The game will be shown over NBA League Pass with live streaming available via fuboTV.

Patrick Beverley #21 of the LA Clippers talks with Chris Paul #3 of the Phoenix Suns
Patrick Beverley #21 of the LA Clippers talks with Chris Paul #3 of the Phoenix Suns Getty Images | Christian Petersen

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