Eric Bledsoe

Lakers blown out again, this time by lowly Suns, 137-101

Lakers blown out again, this time by lowly Suns, 137-101

There was a hint of disdain in Luke Walton’s voice Wednesday night when the Lakers coach was asked about his lengthy team meeting after the debacle that was a 137-101 loss to the Phoenix Suns in Talking Stick Resort Arena.

“There were two messages delivered to the team,” Walton said after the helpless Lakers yielded their second-highest point total of the season, “one about the game, or whatever you want to call it that we just played, and one about where we are at the All-Star break.”

Their bodies fatigued on the second night of a back-to-back and their minds seemingly in All-Star-break mode, the Lakers fell behind by 22 points in the first quarter, 30 points in the third,...

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