We highlighted some of the more interesting numbers from L.A.’s Sunday evening loss to the Phoenix Suns at STAPLES Center.
3 double-doubles registered by the five Lakers starters. Lamar Odom with 22 & 11, Pau Gasol with 28 & 17 and Kobe Bryant just one rebound shy of a triple-double with 25 points, 9 rebounds and 14 assists.
12 points scored by Shannon Brown off the bench. Brown has registered double digit scoring in six of the team’s ten games so far this season.
22 three pointers for the Suns on 40 attempts. Just one off the NBA record of 23 triples set by the Orlando Magic. Phoenix set a franchise record for three pointers made.
40 more points in the paint for the Lakers (68-28) as LA controlled the inside game along with the boards.
2,000 With his rebound at the 8:15 mark of the second quarter Matt Barnes reached the 2,000 rebound plateau for his career.
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