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NBA announces Suns-Clippers Game 5 time for Tuesday at Footprint Center

Apr 22, 2023, 3:15 PM | Updated: 7:35 pm

Devin Booker and Kevin Durant...

Devin Booker #1 and Kevin Durant #35 of the Phoenix Suns react during the second half of Game Two of the Western Conference First Round Playoffs at Footprint Center on April 18, 2023 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Suns defeated the Clippers 123-109. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

(Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

The Phoenix Suns and Los Angeles Clippers will meet at Footprint Center Tuesday night at 7 p.m. for Game 5 of their first-round playoffs series.

The NBA announced the game time after Friday’s slate.

The Suns have a chance to close the series on Tuesday, as they lead 3-1 following a 112-100 Game 4 win on Saturday in L.A.

Phoenix has won the last three games to recapture home-court advantage after falling behind 1-0.

Clippers star Kawhi Leonard missed Games 3 and 4 with a right knee sprain. There is no timetable for his return, according to TNT’s Chris Haynes.

The winner of Suns-Clippers will face the winner of Nuggets-Timberwolves in the second round. Denver leads that series 3-0 with a chance to sweep on Sunday.

Here is the updated Suns-Clippers series schedule with radio coverage on Arizona Sports 98.7, the Arizona Sports app and ArizonaSports.com:

Game 5

Tuesday, April 25 (Footprint Center)

Time: 7 p.m.

TV: TNT, Bally Sports Arizona

Game 6*

Thursday, April 27 (Crypto.com Arena)

Time: TBD

Game 7*

Saturday, April 29 (Footprint Center)

Time: TBD

*Game is if-necessary

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