Los Angeles Lakers vs Phoenix Suns: NBA Live Stream, Schedule, Probable Lineups, Injury Report, March 22, 2023

The game between the Los Angeles Lakers and Phoenix Suns will take place at Crypto.com Arena on Wednesday, March 22 at 10:00 PM ET.

Los Angeles Lakers in a file photo (Image credits: twitter/Lakers)
By Niranjan Shivalkar | Mar 22, 2023 | 3 Min Read follow icon Follow Us

Los Angeles Lakers                                               

The Los Angeles Lakers will welcome the Phoenix Suns to Crypto.com Arena for an NBA game on Wednesday. The Los Angeles Lakers won 111-105 in their last game over the Magic. Austin Reaves scored a career-high 35 points, D’Angelo Russell added 18 points and the Los Angeles Lakers hung on for a 111-105 victory over the Orlando Magic on Sunday night.

Anthony Davis had 15 points and 11 rebounds on another rough shooting night, but Reaves carried the Lakers to victory with 13 points in the fourth quarter, including Los Angeles’ last 10 points over the final 1:33. The undrafted second-year pro has earned a vital role his star-studded team, and Reaves factored in almost every big play down the stretch as the Lakers snapped a two-game skid. Lakers fans serenaded Reaves with chants of “M-V-P! M-V-P!” as he repeatedly earned trips to the line in the fourth quarter. Reaves shot a career-high 18 free throws, while the Magic shot 17.

“For them to recognize what I do — obviously I’m not an MVP-caliber player, those guys are really good — but for them to do that is special,” Reaves said. “It means a lot to me.” The Lakers entered this game off back-to-back losses to Houston and Dallas, imperiling their tenuous position in the playoff race. This win put Los Angeles (35-37) back in ninth in the Western Conference, tied with Minnesota.

Phoenix Suns

The Phoenix Suns on the other hand lost 124-120 against the Thunder in their last game. Devin Booker scored 46 points and Chris Paul added 14 points and 13 assists for the Suns. Phoenix led 69-57 at halftime behind 16 points from Booker. The Suns shot 52.2% from the field before the break. Gilgeous-Alexander had 21 points in the first half to keep the Thunder in it.

Gilgeous-Alexander stole the ball in the closing seconds of the third quarter and scored a layup while being fouled with 0.4 seconds remaining. He made the free throw to cut Phoenix’s lead to 96-90 at the end of the period. “The tough turnover at the end of the third … it turned into an and-one, and the momentum just shifted,” Phoenix coach Monty Williams said. “So that was a tough exchange.”

Phoenix went up 100-90 before the Thunder went on an 18-2 run. Oklahoma City tied the game at 100 on a layup by Aaron Wiggins with a little over seven minutes remaining. Oklahoma City took a 103-102 lead about 40 seconds later on a 3-pointer by Dort, and the Thunder pushed the lead out to 108-102 before Phoenix called timeout. The Thunder held off a late surge in the final minute.

Probable Lineup

Los Angeles Lakers: Troy Brown Jr., Jarred Vanderbilt, Anthony Davis, D’Angelo Russell, Malik Beasley

Phoenix Suns: Torrey Craig, Josh Okogie, Bismack Biyombo, Devin Booker, Chris Paul

Injury Report

Los Angeles Lakers: Anthony Davis, LeBron James, Mo Bamba

Phoenix Suns: Deandre Ayton, Kevin Durant

Los Angeles Lakers and Phoenix Suns Schedule

The game between the Los Angeles Lakers and Phoenix Suns will take place at Crypto.com Arena on Wednesday, March 22 at 10:00 PM ET.

Where to watch the Los Angeles Lakers vs Phoenix Suns?

The match between the Los Angeles Lakers and Phoenix Suns will be telecast live on Spectrum SportsNet, ESPN, Bally Sports Arizona, Fox Sports Arizona.

CountryChannelDate and Time
United StatesSpectrum SportsNet, ESPN, Bally Sports Arizona, Fox Sports Arizona.March 22 (10:00 PM ET)

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