Suns fall to Lakers for 6th loss in 7 games
Clarkson scores 25 for Los Angeles
(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
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