Melton chipped in 12 points (5-8 FG, 1-2 3Pt, 1-1 FT), six assists, and four rebounds in 22 minutes during Sunday's 149-113 loss to the Rockets. Melton reached double figures in scoring for the first time since Jan. 8. With Devin Booker (ankle) and Tyler Johnson (knee) set to miss Tuesday's season finale versus the Mavericks, Melton is likely to receive another decent load of playing time, this after earning at least 20 minutes in eight of the last 10 matchups.
Melton is not in the starting lineup for Monday's game against Cleveland. Melton has started six of the last seven contests for the Suns, but he'll revert to a bench role Monday night. Elie Okobo will join the first unit at point guard as a result.
Melton will start at point guard Monday against Utah. Melton returned to a bench role for Thursday's matchup with Detroit, but he's set to make his second straight start at point guard with Tyler Johnson (knee) still out of the mix. He's averaging 4.0 points, 4.0 rebounds and 3.5 assists over his previous four matchups.
Melton will come off the bench in Thursday's game against the Pistons. Melton started the Suns' last two games, providing just six points, 10 rebounds, and nine assists across 51 minutes of action. Josh Jackson is getting the start in favor of Melton, with Devin Booker moving to point guard. Look for Melton to see a slight minutes reduction while coming off the bench.
Melton will start Saturday's game against the Pelicans, Andrew Lopez of The New Orleans Times-Picayune reports. Melton will draw the start in place of Tyler Johnson, who's out with an injured right knee. Across 39 games this year, Melton's averaging 5.1 points, 3.2 assists, 2.5 reboundsa and 1.4 steals in 19.0 minutes.
Last 7 Games
|3 Year Avg||-||0||0.0||0||0.0||0||0.0||0||0.00||0|