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WATCH: Bench Leads Suns to Strong Second Half, 123-100 Victory over Lakers – Burn City Suns Talk Recap

The Phoenix Suns defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 123-100 tonight in a game where they were missing Devin Booker and Bradley Beal. This game was Kevin Durant and LeBron James’ first matchup since Christmas Day in 2018.

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The game was pretty close in the first half, but really strong bench play and defense helped the Suns ultimately come out on top. This was both teams’ final preseason game before they open their seasons next Tuesday. The Suns will play the Warriors in Golden State.

Brendan Mau and Damian Adams of the Burn City Suns Talk Podcast recap the action from tonight’s matchup.

Here are the stats of the game (via Suns):

Kevin Durant: 21 PTS, 4 REB, 2 AST

Saben Lee: 15 PTS, 4 AST, 2 REB

Yuta Watanabe: 12 PTS, 3 REB, 1 AST

Nassir Little: 11 PTS, 4 REB, 1 AST

Eric Gordon: 10 PTS, 2 REB, 2 AST

Drew Eubanks: 7 PTS, 9 REB, 6 AST, 2 STL, 1 BLK, +25 +/-

Chimezie Metu: 9 PTS, 2 STL

Kevin Durant Is Outstanding in Preseason Finale as Suns Dominate Lakers, 123-100

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Brendan Mau is a senior writer covering the Phoenix Suns and more for Burn City Sports. You can follow him on X via @Brendan_Mau

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