NBA 2016-17 Season Preview: Western ConferenceThe 2016-17 NBA season tips off October 25. Preview the Western Conference elite, contenders, on the rise and rebuilding teams.
Bryant Scores 17 In Phoenix Finale, But Lakers Lose AgainBryant played for the 47th and final time in Phoenix, capping his career finale in the desert with a pair of 3-pointers in the fourth quarter.
Clippers Hand Suns Worst Loss Of Dismal Season, 124-84The Clippers shot 51 percent in the first half and led by 19 at the end of the first quarter.
Clippers 4-0 After 102-96 Win Over SunsBlake Griffin had 22 points and 10 rebounds, and the unbeaten Los Angeles Clippers hung on down the stretch for a 102-96 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Monday night.
Former Laker, NBA Broadcaster 'Hot Rod' Hundley Dies At 80Hot Rod Hundley, the former NBA player who broadcast Jazz games in New Orleans and Utah for 35 years, died Friday. He was 80.
19-Year NBA Veteran Steve Nash Announces RetirementLos Angeles Lakers guard Steve Nash has announced his retirement after a 19-year NBA career that included two MVP awards.
Guard Trio Leads Suns To 115-100 Win Over Lakers Goran Dragic and Isaiah Thomas scored 24 apiece, Eric Bledsoe added 17 and the Suns pulled away to hand the Los Angeles Lakers their fifth loss in a row -- the last two without Kobe Bryant -- 115-100 on Monday night.
Suns Hold Off Lakers 116-107 For 6th Straight WinGoran Dragic scored 24 points, Eric Bledsoe had 20 of his 22 after halftime, and the Phoenix Suns beat the Los Angeles Lakers 116-1-7 on Sunday night for their sixth consecutive victory.
Clippers Use Strong 3rd Quarter To Help Cool Off Suns, 120-107Chris Paul scored seven of his 32 points in the final 2:56 and had nine assists, Blake Griffin added 19 points, and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Phoenix Suns 120-107 on Saturday night.
Phoenix Suns Beat Lakers, 112-106, Despite Bryant's 39 Points Gerald Green scored 26 points off the bench, Markieff Morris had 23 points and 10 rebounds, and the Phoenix Suns overcame Kobe Bryant's 39-point performance to keep the Los Angeles Lakers winless with a 112-106 victory on Tuesday night.
Lakers Routed By Suns 119-99 Despite Bryant's 30 PointsIsaiah Thomas scored 23 points in his Phoenix debut, Marcus Morris matched his career high with five 3-pointers and the Suns dominated their season opener against the Los Angeles Lakers 119-99 on Wednesday night despite Kobe Bryant's 31 points.
Phoenix Survives Lakers In Overtime, 114-108Isaiah Thomas scored 26 points including the buzzer-beater at the end of regulation and Gerald Green made 10 of his 21 points in overtime as the Suns topped the Lakers 114-108 in Tuesday's preseason game.