Arizona Daily Wildcat
Phoenix will be in Tucson this weekend. The Phoenix Suns, that is.
In what will be one of the last exhibition games before the NBA opens up regular season play a week from today, Phoenix will play the Milwaukee Bucks Sunday afternoon at McKale Center.
The game will be produced as a Suns "home game." Every technical feature available at the America West Arena that can be incorporated into McKale Center will be evident. Even Phoenix's world-famous gorilla will be on hand.
Here is the team's 1994-95 lineup:
Head coach Paul Westphal: Begins his third season as an NBA head coach, all with the Suns ... Led the Suns to a 56-26 (.683) last season, and made it to the Western Conference semi-finals vs. Houston.
Danny Ainge: In five preseason games, is averaging 6.4 points and 3.0 assists per game while shooting 9-for-19 (.474) from the field and 10-for-11 (.909) from the line.
Charles Barkley: Has a strained lower abdominal muscle and is probable ... Vs. Magic on Monday, had 14 points and six rebounds in 25 minutes.
A.C. Green: In five preseason games, is averaging 10.4 points, 4.8 rebounds and 20.0 minutes per game.
Kevin Johnson: Joined teammate Dan Majerle this summer on USA Basketball team that won Gold Medal at World Championships.
Joe Kleine: Vs. Magic on Monday, had 14 points (7-for-9 from the field) and six rebounds in 18 minutes.
Dan Majerle: In five preseason games, is averaging 12.8 points and 4.6 assists per game while shooting 25-for-53 (.472) from the field and 4-for-17 (.235) from three-point range.
Danny Manning: Begins his seventh NBA season, first with Suns ... Inked as an unrestricted free agent on Sept. 8 to a one-year contract.
Wayman Tisdale: Begins his 10th NBA season, first with the Suns ... Signed as an unrestricted free agent on Sept. 16 to a one-year contract.
Elliot Perry, Wesley Person, Danny Schayes, Aaron Swinson, Malcolm Mackey, Antonio Lang, Winston Garland and Anthony Goldwire round out the Suns' roster.
The exhibition game's tip-off is set for 3 p.m.
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