• Preview: Phoenix Suns (17-35) at Los Angeles Lakers (24-28)

    Summary of 3 articles · Updated Feb 13, 2013
    Once upon a time, both doors led straight to the top of the Pacific Division, yet Tuesday night as the Los Angeles Lakers and Phoenix Suns tangle for the third time in 2012-13, they will do so both knowing full well how far they’ve fallen. While center Martin Gortat said after Phoenix’s embarrassing 97-69 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder Sunday that the team hasn’t played how anyone thought they would, the Suns’ slide to the bottom of the conference is not all that surprising. The team is filled with future Hall of Famers and veteran role players but due to personality issues and a coach ill-suited to handle the personnel, a place in the NBA lottery seems more likely than a deep run into June.
    • Preview: Lakers vs. Suns

      The Lakers (24-28) return home after finishing a 4-3 effort in their longest road trip of the season. That road trip started in a shocking 92-86 loss to the Phoenix Suns (17-35), a team that was and still at the bottom of the Western Conference. Needles…
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    Everything was in place for history to repeat itself. Black uniforms? Check. Kobe Bryant in “pass-first” mode? Check. A huge late-game run? Check. Big game from Michael Beasley? Check. For the second...

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