Phoenix Suns (24-5, first in the Western Conference) vs. Los Angeles Lakers (16-15, seventh in the Western Conference)
Los Angeles; Tuesday, 10 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Phoenix seeks to build on its three-game winning streak with a win over Los Angeles.
The Lakers are 1-4 in division games. Los Angeles ranks fifth in the Western Conference with an average of 46.0 rebounds. Anthony Davis leads the Lakers with 9.9 boards.
The suns are 15: 5 against the opponents of the Western Conference. Phoenix is ninth in the Western Conference with 11.5 fast break points per game, led by Devin Booker with an average of 3.5.
The teams play for the second time this season. The Suns won the last matchup on October 23rd. Chris Paul scored 23 points to lead the Suns to victory.
TOP PERFORMER: Davis scores 23.3 points per game with 9.9 rebounds and 2.9 assists for the Lakers. LeBron James averaged 26.9 points, 8.1 rebounds, seven assists and 1.6 steals in their last 10 games for Los Angeles.
Bookers averaged 2.5, made 3 pointers per game for the Suns, scoring 22.9 points while shooting 40.9% from beyond the bow. Paul scores 50.8% and averaged 15.1 points in the last 10 games for Phoenix.
LAST 10 MATCHES: Lakers: 6-4, averaging 108.5 points, 44.7 rebounds, 25.4 assists, 8.8 steals, and 5.8 blocks per game while shooting 47.8% off the field. Your opponents have an average of 104.5 points per game.
Suns: 8-2, averaging 110.7 points, 45.4 rebounds, 25.5 assists, 8.1 steals and 3.7 blocks per game while shooting 47.1% out of the field. Your opponents averaged 104.0 points.
INJURIES: Lakers: Talen Horton-Tucker: out (Health and Safety Logs), Dwight Howard: out (Health and Safety Logs), Anthony Davis: out (knee), Avery Bradley: out (Health and Safety Logs), Malik Monk: out (health and safety protocols), Kent Bazemore: out (health and safety protocols), Kendrick Nunn: out (knee), LeBron James: everyday life (stomach).
Sonnen: Dario Saric: off (knee), Frank Kaminsky: off (knee), Abdel Nader: off (rest).
The Associated Press created this story using Data Skrive technology and Sportradar data.
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