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How to Watch Los Angeles Lakers vs. Phoenix Suns: Live Stream, TV Channel, Start Time

Oct 19, 2021; Los Angeles, California, USA; Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (6) is fouled by Golden State Warriors forward Nemanja Bjelica (8) during the second half at Staples Center. The Warriors won 121-114. Mandatory Credit: Kiyoshi Mio-USA TODAY Sports

Oct 19, 2021; Los Angeles, California, USA; Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (6) is fouled by Golden State Warriors forward Nemanja Bjelica (8) during the second half at Staples Center. The Warriors won 121-114. Mandatory Credit: Kiyoshi Mio-USA TODAY Sports

Pacific Division foes square off when the Phoenix Suns (0-1) visit the Los Angeles Lakers (0-1) at Staples Center, tipping off at 10:00 PM ET on Friday, October 22, 2021. This is the first matchup between the teams this season. Want to stream this matchup? Read on for all the details you need, including how to watch on FuboTV.

How to Watch Lakers vs. Suns

Key Stats for Lakers vs. Suns

  • Last year, the Suns put up 115.5 points per game, 8.5 more points than the 107.0 the Lakers allowed.
  • When Phoenix totaled more than 107.0 points last season, it went 43-10.
  • Los Angeles had a 38-20 record last season when allowing fewer than 115.5 points.
  • The Lakers put up an average of 109.7 points per game last year, only 0.2 more points than the 109.5 the Suns allowed.
  • Los Angeles put together a 29-7 record last season in games it scored more than 109.5 points.
  • Phoenix's record was 31-3 when it allowed fewer than 109.7 points last season.
  • The Suns made 49.2% of their shots from the field last season, which was 3.1 percentage points higher than the Lakers allowed to their opponents (46.1%).
  • Phoenix had a 46-11 straight-up record in games it shot higher than 46.1% from the field.
  • The Lakers' 47.2% shooting percentage from the field last season was 0.5 percentage points higher than the Suns allowed to their opponents (46.7%).
  • Last season, Los Angeles had a 28-12 record in games the team collectively shot above 46.7% from the field.

Suns Players to Watch

  • Devin Booker averaged 25.5 points per contest to go with 4.2 rebounds and 4.3 assists per game last season.
  • Deandre Ayton grabbed 10.5 rebounds per game, while Chris Paul dished out 8.8 assists per contest.
  • Jae Crowder hit an average of 2.5 shots per game from beyond the arc a season ago.
  • Paul averaged 1.4 takeaways per game, while Ayton compiled 1.2 rejections per contest.

Lakers Players to Watch

  • Russell Westbrook tallied 22.2 points, 11.5 rebounds and 11.7 assists per game last season.
  • Kendrick Nunn hit an average of 2.2 shots per game from beyond the arc a season ago.
  • Westbrook and DeAndre Jordan were defensive standouts last season, with Westbrook averaging 1.4 steals per game and Jordan collecting 1.1 blocks per contest.

Suns Upcoming Schedule

DateOpponentScoreHome/Away

10/20/2021

Nuggets

L 110-98

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10/22/2021

Lakers

-

Away

10/23/2021

Trail Blazers

-

Away

10/27/2021

Kings

-

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10/30/2021

Cavaliers

-

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11/2/2021

Pelicans

-

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11/4/2021

Rockets

-

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Lakers Upcoming Schedule

DateOpponentScoreHome/Away

10/19/2021

Warriors

L 121-114

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10/22/2021

Suns

-

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10/24/2021

Grizzlies

-

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10/26/2021

Spurs

-

Away

10/27/2021

Thunder

-

Away

10/29/2021

Cavaliers

-

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10/31/2021

Rockets

-

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How To Watch

October
22
2021

Phoenix Suns at Los Angeles Lakers

TV CHANNEL: ESPN
Time
10:00
PM/EST
Live Stream: FUBOTV
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