Suns bounce back to level West series with Lakers 2-2


Chris Paul of the Phoenix Suns lays up past the defense of Alex Caruso #4 of the Los Angeles Lakers during the second half of Game Four of the Western Conference first-round playoff series at Staples Center on May 30, 2021 in Los Angeles, California.  (Getty Images via AFP)

LOS ANGELES – Chris Paul overcame an injured shoulder and Jae Crowder busted out of a playoff slump Sunday as the Phoenix Suns took a 100-92 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers, who lost Anthony Davis to another injury.

Paul had 18 points and nine assists while Crowder delivered 17 points as half a dozen players finished in double figures for the Suns, who clawed their way level at 2-2 in the Western Conference best-of-seven playoff series against the reigning NBA champions.

Paul had to plead with the coaching staff to get into the game but the move paid off…

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