Los Angeles Lakers Lose Big in Pivotal Game 5

L.A. was no match for Phoenix in Game 5 with Anthony Davis out of the lineup with a groin injury. The Suns took control of the contest early, building a 30-point halftime lead and cruising to a 115-85 win.

LeBron James scored 24 points, but the rest of the team’s starting lineup totaled 11 points, including scoreless outings from both Dennis Schroder and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope in a combined 41 minutes.

Now the defending champions are one game from elimination as they return home to Staples Center for Game 6 on Thursday night. Tune it at 10:30 ET to see if the Lakers can avoid a first round exit!