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Los Angeles Lakers get a big spark from Lance Stephenson against Nuggets

27 October 2018

Once Ball returned in late stages of the preseason and with his play into the regular season, it re-ignited the conversation.

Devin Booker hit 23 points for the Suns before exiting in the third quarter with a sore hamstring, while 2018's number one overall draft pick Deandre Ayton had 22.

Seven Lakers finished in double figures as Los Angeles overwhelmed the Suns 44-24 in the second quarter despite playing without suspended starters Rajon Rondo and Brandon Ingram.

Neither team led by more than six points in the first quarter and the Suns were down only 46-41 after Isaiah Canaan's driving layup with 7:09 left in the half.

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Lance Stephenson was the player LeBron credited with helping him steer the team to victory. 'How we approach the game, our physicality, our communication and that is what we did in the second quarter'.

Los Angeles clobbered the Phoenix Suns 131-113.

"Our defence picked up", Lakers coach Luke Walton said. "But I think it's always going to start with our defense". They missed some shots but that was the same thing that happened against San Antonio, but they made shots.

"We just came out on the short end today, but we've got a couple of days off to revamp ourselves", said Morris, who added seven assists in just his eighth National Basketball Association game.

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'In the first quarter we had a defensive presence, ' Suns coach Igor Kokoskov said. His tenacity and his competitive nature just kind of brought us back into that game.

The Lakers led 76-54 at the break and Phoenix never got closer than 16 in the third quarter. If this team was good Warren would be a tremendous asset to them, although at the moment his is a luxury that becomes a central trade piece in nearly any rumor. "Up to right now, everything was about what we have for today". They're much better than the record is saying. now doesn't even have a point guard going in the top-12, so unless the Suns manage to pull out an incredible season or a PG manages to jump himself way towards the top, there probably won't even be one in their draft range. "But I'm not pleased with any part of game, including defence". The Magic cut the lead to three points but McCollum and Lillard combined for eight consecutive points to restore the double digit lead to 110-99.

JaVale McGee also continued to exceed expectations, posting his best game as a Laker with 20 points, 6 rebounds and 4 blocks in 25 minutes. Kokoskov has already changed that in a big way through the first few games of his tenure on the bench, as the new-look Phoenix attack has been far more democratically than the 2017-18 version. James missed a 3 the first time and drove for a layup, which rimmed out, on the second.

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Los Angeles Lakers get a big spark from Lance Stephenson against Nuggets