Suns fall to Lak­ers for 6th loss in 7 games

Clark­son scores 25 for Los An­ge­les

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(6) Wi­chita St. 81, Charleston 63 (8) Florida 116, Gard­ner-Webb 74 North Dakota St. at (10) USC, late (12) Cincinnati 102, W. Carolina 51 (13) Notre Dame 88, Mt. St. Mary’s 62 (14) Min­nesota 86, Providence 74 (15) Xavier 101, Rider 75 (20) North­west­ern 75, St. Peter’s 66 (21) St. Mary’s 92, NM St. 74 (25) Bay­lor 70, Texas A&M CC 46

Ore­gon 100, Prairie View A&M 67 Utah 91, Miss. Val­ley St. 51 Wy­oming at Ore­gon St., late

PHOENIX — Lonzo Ball could only watch from the bench as the Los An­ge­les Lak­ers pulled away late to beat the Phoenix Suns. Jor­dan Clark­son was just play­ing too well to come off the court.

Clark­son scored a sea­son-high 25 points in 26 min­utes, and the Lak­ers beat the Suns 100-93 on Mon­day night.

“I just came in there ag­gres­sive like I try to do ev­ery night,” Clark­son said, “score the ball for the same group and just win the game. It was a good win for us, to fin­ish the road trip like this.”

Devin Booker had 36 points, his sec­ond con­sec­u­tive game of at least

LAL: 6-8 over­all PHX: 5-10 over­all

35, for the Suns.

Brook Lopez and Ken­tavi­ous Cald­well-Pope scored 15 apiece for the Lak­ers, who sal­vaged the fi­nale of a four-game road trip and won in Phoenix for the sec­ond time this sea­son.

Ball, the Lak­ers rookie com­ing off his first ca­reer triple-dou­ble on Satur­day night, did not play in the fourth quar­ter. He had seven

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LOS AN­GE­LES LAK­ERS GUARD Ken­tavi­ous Cald­well-Pope (1) and Phoenix Suns for­ward Josh Jack­son (20) vie for the ball dur­ing the sec­ond half of Mon­day’s game in Phoenix.

Lak­ers 100 Suns 93

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