Los Angeles Lakers and Phoenix Suns will square off again today, June 3, at 10:30 pm (ET) at the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles. for the first round of the 2020/21 NBA playoffs. Here, you'll find all the match information, predictions, odds, and how to watch the game.

The reigning champions have their backs against the wall. They suffered their worst loss of the season and trailed by as many as 36 points in Game 5, so it's clear that they need to make plenty of adjustments.

The series momentum is clearly in the Suns' favor. Even if Chris Paul is far from 100%, the Lakers can't seem to get anything going in the offensive end with Anthony Davis sidelined with an injury.

Los Angeles Lakers vs Phoenix Suns: Match Information

Date: Thursday, June 3, 2021
Time: 10:30 PM (ET)
Location: STAPLES Center, Los Angeles

Los Angeles Lakers vs Phoenix Suns: Times By State In The U.S

ET: 10:30 PM
CT: 9:30 PM
MT: 8:30 PM
PT: 7:30 PM

Los Angeles Lakers vs Phoenix Suns: Storylines

The Los Angeles Lakers are on the verge of being the first team since the 2015 San Antonio Spurs to be the reigning champions and then get knocked out in the first round of the playoffs. Notably, Chris Paul was also a part of the Los Angeles Clippers team that knocked them out.

LeBron James has never been sent home in the first round of the playoffs, but the Lakers will need a Herculean and historically great performance from him to stay afloat and force Game 7 in hopes to get Anthony Davis back for that game.

Los Angeles Lakers vs Phoenix Suns: Results

Los Angeles Lakers: 42-30 (21-15 at Home)

Phoenix Suns: 51-21 (24-12 on The Road)

Los Angeles Lakers vs Phoenix Suns: Lineups

Los Angeles Lakers

Dennis Schroder (PG)
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (SG)
LeBron James (SF)
Anthony Davis (PF)
Andre Drummond (C)

Phoenix Suns

Chris Paul (PG)
Devin Booker (SG)
Mikal Bridges (SF)
Jae Crowder (PF)
Deandre Ayton (C)

How To Watch Or Live Stream Free Los Angeles Lakers vs Phoenix Suns In The U.S

The 2020/21 NBA playoffs between Los Angeles Lakers and Phoenix Suns to be played on June 3 at the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles will be broadcasted in the US by TNT, Sportsnet LA, and NBA League Pass.

Los Angeles Lakers vs Phoenix Suns: Predictions And Odds

Shockingly, oddsmakers expect the Los Angeles Lakers to take care of business even without Anthony Davis. Right now, they're favored by 2 points, while the game total is set at just 207 points.

  FanDuel
Handicap Lakers -2
Game Total o/u 207

* Odds via FanDuel