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Up next for the Lakers: Sunday vs. Phoenix

The Lakers face a Phoenix Suns team that has won five straight and is 2-0 against them this season

When: 6:30.

Where: Staples Center.

On the air: TV: TWC SportsNet, TWC Deportes; Radio: 710, 1330.

Records: Lakers 9-21, Suns 17-14.

Record vs. Suns: 0-2.

Update: Phoenix has won five consecutive games with one of the deepest backcourts in the league. In typical fashion, the Suns beat Sacramento on Friday with 18 points from Eric Bledsoe, 17 from Isaiah Thomas and 16 points from Goran Dragic. The Lakers lost by 20 in Phoenix in October and by six at Staples Center last month.

—Mike Bresnahan

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