Suns vs Lakers Highlights: It was the Phoenix Suns vs Lakers in the NBA Preseason 2020. The match Phoenix Suns vs Lakers ended in a 112-107 win for the LA Lakers.
The Lakers win their 3rd match of the NBA Preseason and are now 3-0. LeBron James and Anthony Davis both made appearances in this match for the first time in the new season. The King scored 11 points in 15 minutes, while AD scored 10 points in 18 minutes.
The first quarter was very tight, but the Suns led by 4 points. The Lakers stepped up their defense in the 2nd quarter, allowing only 19 points. They scored 32 points in the 2nd quarter and gained a 9 point lead going into halftime.
The Phoenix Suns’ new signing Chris Paul scored just 4 points but had 8 assists. Devin Booker and Deandre Ayton were by far their best players. Ayton almost secured a double-double. Although, this was not enough to beat the champions.
LeBron James back for his 18th season in the NBA
LeBron hitting fadeaways in his first preseason game 🔥 pic.twitter.com/XpHVc2pnuj
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) December 17, 2020
Deandre Ayton’s and Devin Booker’s chemistry
This Devin Booker pass to Deandre Ayton was brilliantpic.twitter.com/GdYrspmCq6
— Gerald Bourguet (@GeraldBourguet) December 17, 2020
NBA Preseason 2020: Suns vs Lakers Stats
Kyle Kuzma led the Lakers in points. He scored 23 points with an 8/15 FG. He also converted all 3 of his free throws.
For the Suns, it was Deandre Ayton who scored 21 points with an impressive 8/10 FG. He also converted all 5 of his free throws.
Quinn Cook had the highest assists for the Lakers. He dished out 4 assists without any turnovers in 20 minutes.
Chris Paul had 8 assists in 24 minutes for the Suns. He turned the ball over 5 times.
Marc Gasol had the highest number of rebounds on the Lakers team. He grabbed the board 6 times, 2 of which were offensive rebounds.
Deandre Ayton almost secured his double-double. He had 9 rebounds, 1 of which was an offensive one.
NBA Preseason 2020: Lakers vs Suns Highlights
Lakers vs Suns Box Scores
Match Details: Phoenix Suns vs LA Lakers
Time: 07:30 A.M. (IST)
Venue: Talking Stick Resort Arena, Phoenix
Phoenix Suns vs LA Lakers Match Preview
Match Preview – Phoenix Suns
The Suns had an influential offseason, which saw them add veteran point guard Chris Paul and other key rotational pieces.
With stars like Devin Booker and Chris Paul, the Suns will hopefully give more minutes against the mighty Lakers.
They are strong offensively but will have some problems against a physically dominant LA Lakers team.
Match Preview – LA Lakers
The LA Lakers are very confident after back-to-back wins against a fully loaded LA Clippers team. Even without James and AD, the Lakers managed to do a double over their rivals.
The Lakers had a 7 points advantage going into halftime. The 20-year old Talen Horton-Tucker stole the headlines as he scored 33 points. Horton-Tucker grabbed a double-double in the 4th quarter by grabbing 10 rebounds as well. He also made 4 three-pointers in 5 attempts.
Another silver lining for the Lakers was that their new signing, Montrezl Harrell grabbed his second double-double, scoring 19 points and grabbing 11 rebounds.
With LeBron James and Anthony Davis possibly back for the champions, they will definitely be looking to win by a big margin.
NBA TV coverage: Suns vs Lakers live in NBA preseason
Seven preseason games will be broadcast nationally across ESPN and TNT.
NBA Preseason Live streaming: Suns vs Lakers Live Streaming
Every preseason game will be available live via NBA TV, while the nationally broadcast game will also be available via ESPN’s digital platforms.
Phoenix Suns possible starting 5:
Devin Booker, Cameron Payne, Cameron Johnson, Mikal Bridges, Deandre Ayton
LA Lakers possible starting 5:
Dennis Schroder, Talen Horton-Tucker, LeBron James, Anthony Davis, Montrezl Harrell