Phoenix @ La Lakers
The Lakers (10-10) have recently dominated the Suns at Staples Center, winning 12 of the past 13 meetings, including three victories in the 2010 Western Conference finals. Phoenix, though, has taken four of the past six overall matchups.
Bryant has averaged 31.6 points in his last 19 home games against Phoenix, though he had only four and shot 1 of 8 in the latest such matchup, a 91-85 victory Feb. 12. Phoenix is getting big production from its bench, as the reserves have averaged 38.0 points in the past six games.