The Los Angeles Lakers (10-14) will host the Phoenix Suns (6-16) on Friday night. Here is how to watch this Pacific Division rivalry game online.
The NBA has nine games on the slate for Friday, Dec. 9. One of those games going on in the Western Conference will be between the Phoenix Suns (6-16) and the Los Angeles Lakers (10-14).
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Tipoff from the Staples Center in Los Angeles will be at 10:30 p.m. ET. ESPN will be broadcasting the game nationally as a part of a back-to-back with the Houston Rockets at the Oklahoma City Thunder. The available live stream for the Suns at Lakers game can be found on WatchESPN.
Phoenix enters play at 6-16 on the year and in 14th place in the Western Conference standings. The Suns trail the Golden State Warriors (20-3) by a massive 13.5 games in the Pacific Division standings. Phoenix has lost three straight, has gone 3-7 in its last 10 games, and is a terrible 3-10 away from his this season.
Los Angeles enters play at 10-14 on the year and in ninth place in the Western Conference standings. The Lakers trail Golden State by 10.5 games in the Pacific Division standings. Los Angeles has lost four straight, has gone 3-7 in its last 10 games, and is 6-5 at home this season.
Date: Friday, Dec. 9 Time: 10:30 p.m. ET Location: Los Angeles, California Venue: Staples Center TV Info: ESPN Live Stream:WatchESPN
According to OddsShark.com, the Lakers will be laying two points at home to the visiting Suns. The associated moneylines are Los Angeles -125 and Phoenix +105. This game’s over/under comes in at a combined 218 points.
Neither of these Pacific Division rivals are playing well at the moment. Los Angeles is missing point guard D’Angelo Russell. Phoenix is essentially destined to be picking in the top three of the 2017 NBA Draft. Look for the Lakers to end their skid and beat the Suns on Friday night.