Goran Dragic finished with 18 points and added 10 rebounds and 7 assists in a tremendous all-around performance to lead the Phoenix Suns to a victory over the Los Angeles Lakers, 121-114. This snaps a three-game losing streak for Phoenix (22-16).
Dragic went 7-15 and converted 4-7 from the free throw line. Other top performers for Phoenix were Gerald Green with 28 points and 7 rebounds, Markieff Morris with 24 points and 7 rebounds, and Channing Frye with 20 points and 8 rebounds. Despite the loss, Pau Gasol scored 24 points for Los Angeles on 10-20 shooting from the field and 4-5 from the free throw line. He also tallied 9 rebounds and 5 assists. Kendall Marshall contributed 10 points and 13 assists.
Los Angeles (14-25) has now dropped their last six in a row.
Coming up next, the Suns take on the Dallas Mavericks, who are 23-16 on the year. The Lakers match up with the Boston Celtics, currently 14-26 this season. The Suns are 1-0 versus Dallas this season.