The Lakers tied the first-round series against the Suns on May 25 at Talking Stick Resort Arena, the score of 109-102. Anthony Davis posted a 34-points, 10-rebounds, and 7-assists while LeBron added 23-points, 9-assists, and 4-rebounds in game one. However, the Suns came away with a strong performance series-opening win against the defending champion.
Los Angeles Lakers: Anthony Devis, LeBron James, Andre Drummond, Dennis Schroder, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope
Phoenix Suns: Jae Crowder, Mikal Bridges, Deandre Ayton, Devin Booker, Chris Paul
Who: (2) Los Angeles Lakers vs. (2) Phoenix Suns
What: NBA playoffs, 1st round, Game 3
When: Thursday, May 27
Time: 10 pm ET
Venue: Staples Center, Los Angeles, California