Up next for the Lakers: Tuesday vs. Phoenix

When: 7:30.

Where: Staples Center.

On the air: TV: FS West; Radio: 710, 1330.

Records: Lakers 6-4, Suns 4-4.

Update: Phoenix has won three of its last four games, including a 25-point drubbing of Portland on Friday, one night after the Trail Blazers defeated the Lakers. The Suns feature a balanced lineup with four players averaging between 12.3 and 11.4 points, including veteran guard Steve Nash, who is averaging 12.0 points and 9.8 assists. Lakers power forward Josh McRoberts is expected to miss a fifth consecutive game because of a sprained big toe on his left foot.