Kobe Bryant continued his comeback for the Lakers with a team-high 20 points on 6-of-11 shooting in his second game of the season.
Bryant contributed four points in an 11-2 run late in the third quarter that cut Phoenix's lead to 73-72. The Suns had led by as many as 14 in the period, and Eric Bledsoe hit two field goals in the closing seconds to pad the Phoenix lead.
Bledsoe finished the game with 18 points and the Suns left with their third win in their last four games.
Pao Gasol scored 19 for Los Angeles. The Lakers had six players in double figures and shot 48.8 percent from the field to 51.8 percent from the field.