Suns to open preseason schedule on Oct. 8 vs. Brazilian champs

PHOENIX — The Phoenix Suns announced that they will tip off a seven-game preseason schedule on Monday, Oct. 8, at US Airways Center against the Flamengo, 2014 champions of the premier Brazilian professional league.

Two other preseason games will be played at US Airways Center: On Friday, Oct. 10 against the Denver Nuggets and Thursday, Oct. 16, against San Antonio.

The preseason finale will be Friday, Oct. 24, at Utah, and the regular season opens Wedneday, Oct. 29, with a home game against the Los Angeles Lakers.

The Suns’ full 2014 preseason schedule is listed below.

Wednesday, Oct. 8: Flamengo (Brazil), US Airways Center, 7 p.m.

Friday, Oct. 10: Denver, US Airways Center, 7 p.m.

Monday, Oct. 13: At Houston, 5 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 16: San Antonio, US Airways Center, 7 p.m.

Tuesday, Oct. 21: Los Angeles Lakers, at Honda Center, Anaheim, 7 p.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 22: At Los Angeles Clippers, 7:30 p.m.

Friday, Oct. 24: At Utah, 6 p.m.

Click here for the regular-season schedule