|Team Ranking||PTS/G||OPP PTS/G|
|Pacific Division||105.2 (2nd)||102.6 (3rd)|
Wed Mar 26
|W 99 - 93||at WAS|
Fri Mar 28
|W 112 - 88||NY|
Sun Mar 30
|L 115 - 99||at LAL|
Wed Apr 2
|L 112 - 108||LAC|
Fri Apr 4
|W 109 - 93||at POR|
Sun Apr 6
|W 122 - 115||OKC|
Wed Apr 9
|W 94 - 88||at NO|
Fri Apr 11
|L 112 - 104||at SA|
Sat Apr 12
|L 101 - 98||at DAL|
Mon Apr 14
|L 97 - 91||MEM|
Wed Apr 16
|W 104 - 99||at SAC|
With the Suns' playoff hopes dashed following their last loss, Dragic will not push his ankle in the season finale Wednesday against the Kings, with the Arizona Republic reporting Tuesday he will be out for the finale.
Dragic has been one of the most improved players in the league this season, registering career-highs in nearly every relevant category. Dragic appeared in 76 games this season, averaging 20.3 points, 5.9 assists and 3.2 rebounds per game. He shout 50.5 percent from the field and 40.8 percent from three-point range.
Dragic, who missed the team's previous game with a sprained ankle, fought through the pain to play 40 minutes in the must-win game. He struggled a bit, scoring 13 points on 6 of 18 shooting, while adding five rebounds and four assists and turning the ball over twice in the loss. Suns coach Jeff Hornacek told ESPN.com after the game he tried to remove Dragic at multiple times, but Dragic refused.
Dragic ended up sitting just four minutes in the second half, and it is not clear whether the injury will require further time off. The Suns play again Monday against the Grizzlies in what is essentially an elimination game, so it would be a surprise if Dragic sits.
"It feels way better than yesterday, that's for sure," Dragic said. "The swelling went down but it's stiff. It has a lot of discoloration. Every day is better. We'll see how the treatment goes and see tomorrow but probably not tonight. It's not even ready to play now. There's just too much swelling. The stiffness and bruising is hurting too much now."
Dragic will try to play in one half of the team's upcoming back-to-back, but it looks like he will be targeting Saturday against the Mavericks instead. He will continue to receive treatment before testing the ankle in pregame warm-ups Friday before making the official call.
Dragic underwent treatment Thursday to get some of the swelling in the ankle down, but the Arizona Republic reports he may be limited to one half of the team's back to back.
"I want to play every game if I can, of course," Dragic said. "We'll see how the ankle is going to react and how I'm going to feel. Hopefully, I'm going to get better soon and we'll see if I'm going to play."
The Suns are in a fight for their playoff lives with just a few games left in the season, and Dragic is a big part of why. He will likely continue receiving treatment throughout the day Friday, before being a gametime decision.
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