On Wednesday night, the Phoenix Suns are set to host the Minnesota Timberwolves in Arizona, but the matchup will be devoid of Bradley Beal, who is sidelined with a back injury according to the latest injury report.
In the current NBA season, Beal has participated in three games, showcasing an average of 17.3 points, 5.3 rebounds, and 3.7 assists per game.
His shooting percentages stand at 39.1% from the field and 33.3% from beyond the arc.
Despite his contributions, the Suns find themselves at a 4-6 record in their initial ten games and are currently grappling with a two-game losing streak, the latest defeat being against the Oklahoma City Thunder with a final score of 111-99.
In the mentioned game against the Thunder, Beal, despite playing for 30 minutes, posted 15 points, eight rebounds, and five assists, with a shooting performance of 6/17 from the field.
Notably, Beal, a three-time All-Star, is experiencing his inaugural season with the Suns after a trade via the Washington Wizards during the offseason.
The absence of Beal puts a temporary halt to the anticipation of the Suns’ big 3, delaying the potential debut of their star trio in a game scenario.