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Preview: Lakers vs. Phoenix Suns
Preview: Lakers vs. Phoenix Suns

After losing rookie power forward Julius Randle to a broken leg in the season opener on Tuesday, the Lakers won't have long to lick their wounds. On Wednesday, the Lakers visit the Phoenix Suns. The Suns will play their first game of the year after a 48-win season that just fell short of the playoffs. The Lakers are expected to play without Steve Nash (back), Nick Young (thumb), Ryan Kelly (hamstring) and Randle (leg). Wayne Ellington is also questionable with a concussion. Key matchup Eric Bledsoe emerged as an explosive scorer for the Suns last season, averaging 17.7 points with 5.5 assists a game. During the offseason, the team rewarded him with a five-year, $70-million...

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