PHOENIX SUNS

Suns’ Royce O’Neale, listed as questionable vs. Hawks, is in

Mar 21, 2024, 1:51 PM | Updated: 8:03 pm

Phoenix Suns forward Royce O’Neale (right shoulder contusion), who was listed as questionable for the team’s matchup against the Atlanta Hawks on Thursday night, is in.

Guards Josh Okogie (lower abdominal strain) and Damion Lee (meniscus) are out for Phoenix.

As for the Hawks, guard Trae Young is out with a torn ligament in his finger, while guard Wesley Matthews is questionable due to an illness.

Wing Saddiq Bey (torn ACL), guards Kobe Bufkin (toe Sprain) and AJ Griffin (ankle sprain) and forwards Mouhamed Gueye (UCL sprain), Jalen Johnson (ankle injury) are out for Thursday’s tilt.

In 17 games played for the Suns since joining the team midseason, O’Neale is averaging 8.6 points, 5.6 rebounds and 3.2 assists across 27.2 minutes per contest. He’s shooting 38.8% from the field and 37.8% from long range.

He scored 13 points to go along with four rebounds across 10:19 of work in Phoenix’s win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday.

Okogie has missed nine games and hasn’t played since a March 2 loss to the Houston Rockets.

Lee has not appeared in a game this season after undergoing surgery on his right meniscus following an on-court workout ahead of the regular season.

The Suns take on the Hawks at 7:30 p.m. Catch all the action on the Arizona Sports app, 98.7 and ArizonaSports.com.

Phoenix Suns

Kevin Young, Houston Rockets...

Damon Allred

Suns’ Kevin Young reportedly a finalist for Brooklyn Nets head coaching job

Phoenix Suns associate head coach Kevin Young is one of three finalists for the Nets' head coaching vacancy, according to Shams Charania. 

3 hours ago

Bradley Beal's teammates celebrated with him during a postgame interview after Sunday's win. (AZ Fa...

Damon Allred

Suns’ Bradley Beal barked at, gets water poured on after huge performance in win over Wolves

Bradley Beal was the man of the hour on Sunday after leading the Suns to a massive 125-106 win over the Timberwolves at Target Center.

5 hours ago

Bradley Beal #3 of the Phoenix Suns celebrates his basket against the Minnesota Timberwolves in the...

Kellan Olson

It’s time: Suns locate spark, Bradley Beal lifts team to playoffs vs. Timberwolves

Whether it is due to a favorable matchup, a shock to the system via Bradley Beal, or a little bit of both, the Suns found what they needed.

5 hours ago

Head coach Frank Vogel of the Phoenix Suns address his team during game against the San Antonio Spu...

Arizona Sports

NBA playoff standings: Suns clinch playoff berth on last day

The Phoenix Suns on the last day of the regular season have moved into playoff positioning and have avoided the play-in tournament.

6 hours ago

Bradley Beal #3 of the Phoenix Suns reacts after making a three-point shot against the Sacramento K...

Damon Allred

Bradley Beal gets hot, chrips with Anthony Edwards in 1st half of Suns-Wolves

Suns guard Bradley Beal has led much of the team's late-season push, including a stellar effort in the first quarter against the Timberwolves.

8 hours ago

Eric Gordon #23 of the Phoenix Suns reacts in the first quarter during their game against the Charl...

Arizona Sports

Eric Gordon out for Phoenix Suns vs. Minnesota Timberwolves

Phoenix Suns guard Eric Gordon is out for the team's regular season finale on Sunday against the Minnesota Timberwolves.

9 hours ago

Suns’ Royce O’Neale, listed as questionable vs. Hawks, is in