Despite their recent struggles against the Thunder, the Suns appear eager for their last chance to avoid another season-series sweep at the hands of the reigning Western Conference champions.
After ending a rough trip Friday night by being blown out in Oklahoma City, the Suns return home looking to avoid a 10th consecutive loss to the surging Thunder on Sunday night.
Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook carried a relatively light load in Oklahoma City's 127-96 win over Phoenix (17-34) on Friday. Since losing four of seven, the Thunder (38-12) have shot 51.7 percent and averaged 119.3 points while beating Dallas, Golden State and the Suns by a combined 73 during a three-game homestand.
Durant and Westbrook did not play in the fourth quarter in any of those three contests.
Thabo Sefolosha scored a season-high 18 points Friday as Oklahoma City recorded its best home shooting night of the season -- collectively shooting 57.5 percent -- while posting its highest point total of the year...