Suns stretch win streak to three and send Lakers to fifth straight loss
Suns forward Marquese Chriss tries to control the ball as Lakers forward Larry Nance Jr. competes for the ball and Phoenix guard Brandon Knight looks on. AP

THE Phoenix Suns made it three straight wins, downing the Los Angeles Lakers, 98-94, on Friday in Anaheim (Saturday, Manila time).

Alex Len scored 16 points and hauled down nine rebounds as, while TJ Warren had 15 and eight as the Suns notched their fourth win in six preseason games.

Brandon Knight had 14 points as the Suns dealt the Lakers their fifth straight loss.

D’Angelo Russell had 17 points for the Lakers, who absorbed their sixth loss in eight games.

 

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