Lakers at Suns: Lakers Could Be in Trouble Against The Suns

January 5th, 2011 by Jack Jones Leave a reply »
The Phoenix Suns are set to host the Los Angeles Lakers in a Pacific Division showdown.

The Suns come in off disappointing 94-89 loss at Sacrament and have won just three times in their last 12 games. As for the Lakers, they were able to bounce back from a bad loss against Memphis with a 108-83 win over the Pistons last night.

This is the third meeting between these two teams, and so far each team has won on the road.

Checking out the NBA spreads for this game, oddsmakers have the Lakers favored by four points over Suns.

The Lakers got a big performance from Pau Gasol last night, as he led the way with 21 points and seven rebounds. Kobe Bryant had an all-around good game with 17 points, eight assists and seven boards.

Also, Lamar Odom came off the bench to score 16 points and grab nine rebounds, as the Lakers made it look easy.

As good as the Lakers looked last night, they have to continue to play at this level on a consistent basis. Los Angeles is still just 3-4 in their last seven games and it seems like every time they get something going they fall find a way to struggle.

It will be inter ...

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