The 2022-23 NBA season continues on Friday, November 18, with 11 games across the league, including a Western Conference matchup between the Phoenix Suns and the Utah Jazz.
Injury Status of Chris Paul and Cameron Payne
The Utah Jazz (10-6; 10-6 ATS) were defeated at home by the New York Knicks 118-111 on Tuesday.
Rudy Gay will be out for at least two weeks, according to the Jazz, who announced the news on Thursday.
Rudy Gay missed Tuesday’s game against the Knicks due to a third finger MCP joint sprain in his left hand, according to an MRI. He’ll be evaluated again in about two weeks.
The Phoenix Suns (9-5; 9-5 ATS) defeated the Golden State Warriors 130-119 as 2.5-point home underdogs on Wednesday after losing 114-97 and 113-112 on the road.
Chris Paul (heel) is listed as questionable for Friday’s game against the Jazz.
Due to right heel soreness, Paul has missed the Suns’ last four games and is listed as questionable for Friday’s game.
- See more: Chris Paul’ the latest injury status
In Paul’s absence, Cameron Payne has filled in at point guard, averaging 20.8 points and 6.0 assists over four games.
Due to a strained right hamstring, Josh Okogie is questionable for Friday’s game against the Jazz.
Landry Shamet (concussion) will miss Friday’s game against the Jazz.
Shamet is still in the league’s concussion protocol, so he will miss his fourth straight game.
On Sunday, he’ll get another chance to play against the Knicks.