Knight endured a shooting slump that affected most of the team Saturday, as the Suns found themselves down 51-24 at halftime. He scored just one point on 0 for 6 shooting from the field while dishing out two assists in 17 minutes before being ruled out. The Suns' next game comes Monday in Miami.
Knight has been a high-volume shooter in the Suns' new-look backcourt, taking an average of 15.7 shots in his three games with his new team. He also tallied six assists and three rebounds in 33 minutes in the win, which brought the Suns' five-game losing streak to an end. Knight will square off with the Thunder Thursday.
Knight came off the bench in his Suns debut on Saturday, a 112-107 loss to the Bulls. Knight posted 13 points and five assists in 25 minutes. It was his first game with the Suns following the Bucks trading him to Phoenix.
With Knight entering the starting lineup,
The Suns take on the Celtics Monday night at 9 p.m. ET.
"The game came kind of fast, just trying to recognize what the Suns are doing -- what we're doing as a group," said Knight.
Knight also mentioned he couldn't believe he got traded at the deadline.
"I was told literally right before the deadline," Knight said. "I was very surprised. I can't lie to you about that. I definitely didn't think I'd be traded."
Knight, who was traded from the Bucks before Thursday's trade deadline, is averaging 17.8 points and 5.4 assists this season. Gerald Green will remain in the starting lineup for Phoenix.
The Suns are currently 8-point underdogs against the Bulls Saturday.
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