Chris Paul scored 15 point and issued five assists for the Suns, who saw an early double-digit lead vanish but regained control with a 37-20 third period.
It was the Suns’ second win in three preseason games, while dealing the Lakers their fourth loss in as many outings.
Dwight Howard blocks a shot by Landry Shamet
Landry Shamet had 13 points, while Jalen Smith and JaVale McGee added 12 points each for the Suns.
Anthony Davis played 28 minutes, delivering 19 points, six assists, three rebounds and three steals for the Lakers.
Carmelo Anthony came off the bench to score 17 points, going 5 for 7 from beyond the arc.
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