The Los Angeles Lakers were beaten 108-90 by the visiting Phoenix Suns as their losing streak extended to three games on Tuesday night.
Devin Booker netted 24 points as the Suns recorded their 24th victory in 26 games as in his second game back from a hamstring injury.
LeBron James added 34 points for the Lakers but injured his ankle with six minutes remaining.
Suns’ Deandre Ayton also claimed 19 points with 11 rebounds during the win.
The Lakers were without head coach Frank Vogel, plus players Kent Bazemore, Malik Monk, Avery Bradley and Austin Reaves, who all remain unavailable under the NBA’s Covid-19 health and safety protocols.
Before Tuesday’s victory, the Suns had been 1-2 on the road since their 18-match unbeaten run was ended by the the Golden State Warriors on 3 December.