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The Phoenix Suns have already made history this season, riding a franchise-record 18-game winning streak and following tonight’s 115-109 victory over the Utah Jazz, they extend their league-best streak to seven games.

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Sitting at the top of the Western Conference standings, 3.5 games ahead of the Golden State Warriors, the Suns took care of a severely shorthanded Jazz team, which lacked Rudy Gobert (calf), Donovan Mitchell (concussion), Bojan Bogdanovic (left finger), Royce O’Neale (knee) Joe Ingles (ankle) and Mike Conley Jr. (knee).

Devin Booker led the way with 33 points, while Chris Paul turned in a vintage performance, recording a season-high 27 points (including 15 in the fourth quarter) along with 14 assists and nine rebounds.

“I feel good,” Paul said after recording 40 minutes. “I’m cool. I’ll do it again tomorrow if you want.

With the win, the Suns are now tied for their best start to the season in 46 games (37-9), tying the 2006-07 team.

Between now and the All-Star break, the Suns are playing 11 more games, which means they could snapped up another 18-game winning streak heading into the break, but faced a tough series of matchups, including nationally televised games against the Brooklyn Nets, Atlanta Hawks and Milwaukee Bucks.

The Road Ahead – Suns’ Upcoming Schedule
Dated Opponent Time (ET) National television
January 26 @ Jazz 10:00 p.m. ESPN
January 30 against Timberwolves 9:00 p.m.
February 1st vs nets 10:00 p.m. DTT
February 3 @ Hawks 7:30 p.m. DTT
February 5 @ Wizards 7:00 p.m.
February 7 @ Bulls 20:00 NBA Television
February 8 @76ers 7:00 p.m.
February 10 against dollars 10:00 p.m. DTT
12 February against magic 9:00 p.m.
February 15 vs. Clippers 10:00 p.m. DTT
February 16 against rockets 9:00 p.m.

After winning 51 games last season and earning a trip to the NBA Finals, the Suns have an expected win total of 61 games this season, according to FiveThirtyEight and according to Tankathon, they have the sixth-simplest schedule for the rest. path.

Chris Paul and Devin Booker warm up as Suns extend winning streak

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