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The Phoenix Suns (1-3) were defeated by the Los Angeles Lakers (1-3) at home (113-131).

The Lakers’ newcomer, Lance Stephenson, led the way with 23 points, 8 boards, 8 assists, JaVale McGee added 20 points with 6 rebounds, LeBron James managed 19 points, grabbed 7 boards and made 10 assists in 28 minutes of action.

Rajon Rondo and Brandon Ingram missed the game due to suspensions.

On the other hand, Devin Booker posted 23 points, while shooting at 50 percent from the field. He also grabbed 7 rebounds and made 7 assists, rookie Deandre Ayton scored 22 points, 11 rebounds and 3 blocks.