NBA: Phoenix 125, Los Angeles Lakers 105

April 8, 2012 at 12:51 AM

PHOENIX, April 8 (UPI) -- Shannon Brown netted 24 points Saturday, boosting the Phoenix Suns to a 125-105 win over the Los Angeles Lakers, who were without the injured Kobe Bryant.

Michael Redd added 23 points for the Suns, who played virtually error-free ball -- Phoenix set a single-game franchise record by committing only three turnovers.


Marcin Gortat chipped in 14 points and nine rebounds and the Suns drained 14 three-pointers en route.

Sebastian Telfair, Markieff Morris and Steve Nash each contributed 13 points for Phoenix.

The Lakers, meanwhile, were without their superstar, Bryant, for the first time in 139 contests. The guard missed the game with an injured left shin.

Pau Gasol pumped in 30 points to go with 13 rebounds, while Andrew Bynum contributed 23 and 18 for Los Angeles.

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