Update: The Lakers have been swept by Phoenix in the season series only twice (1992-93, 2004-05) since the teams started playing in 1968-69. The Suns beat the Lakers by an average of 11.3 points this season. Kobe Bryant is traveling with the Lakers, but it's unclear whether he'll play all three games on the trip.
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