Phoenix (5th - Pacific) at L.A. Lakers (3rd - Pacific)

Matchup Details
Fri, Dec 9 - Staples Center
TIP OFF - 10:30 PM ET
W/LATSHomeAwayO/U
Phoenix 6-1611-10-13-63-1015-7-0
L.A. Lakers 10-1411-12-16-54-914-9-1
CONSENSUS ANALYSIS
REFEREES
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RECENT TRENDS
INJURY REPORT
Phoenix
PPlayerStatusNotesW/LO/U
SFT. Warren
Out indefinitely
Head
11/23/16
Warren is ailing due to a head injury and there is no timetable for a return.2-7
$-218
5-4
Los Angeles
PPlayerStatusNotesW/LO/U
CT. Black
Out Fri
Ankle
12/08/16
Black has missed one game due to a sprained right ankle and will not be available for Friday's game against the Suns.0-1
$-106
1-0
SGN. Young
Mid Dec
Calf
12/07/16
Young has a right calf strain and will be sidelined for two-to-four weeks as a result.1-5
$-416
2-3
PGD. Russell
Mid Dec
Knee
12/05/16
Russell is expected to return sometime towards mid-December as he is progressing in his recovery from left knee soreness.3-7
$-416
4-5
PGJ. Calderon
Early Jan
Hamstring
12/05/16
Calderon is battling a right hamstring strain and is expected to miss two-to-four weeks.0-3
$-314
2-0
NEWS

Covers Preview - The Los Angeles Lakers are spiraling in the wrong direction with the momentum from a solid start evaporating, and they will try to regroup when they visit the Phoenix Suns on Friday. The Lakers have dropped a season-worst four straight games and seven of their last nine and were annihilated 134-95 by the Houston Rockets on Wednesday.

 
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MATCHUP EDGE
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