Lakers vs Suns Game 3: Live Stream, TV Channel, Start Time, How to Watch

Published 05/27/2021, 4:45 PM EDT
May 23, 2021; Phoenix, Arizona, USA; Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (23) is fouled by Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker (1) as he drives to the basket against Chris Paul (3) and forward Jae Crowder (99) in the second half during game one in the first round of the 2021 NBA Playoffs at Phoenix Suns Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports


The seventh seeded Los Angeles Lakers face off against the second seeded Phoenix Suns for the third game of their playoff series. The series got off to a cracking start as the Suns defeated the Lakers only for Lakers to come back strongly in the second one.

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With a misfiring duo of Anthony Davis and LeBron James, the Suns took advantage of the defending champions. Debutants Devin Booker and DeAndre Ayton had an incredible night as they combined for 55 points.

May 23, 2021; Phoenix, Arizona, USA; Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (23) moves the ball against the Phoenix Suns in the first half during game one in the first round of the 2021 NBA Playoffs. at Phoenix Suns Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports | Courtesy: Reuters

But in the first game, Chris Paul suffered a shoulder injury, and he wasn’t the same in the second game. With CP3 not performing like his usual self, the Lakers made a comeback in the series. Even Anthony Davis made a comeback, scoring 34 points and led the champions to a 109-102 victory.

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With the series poised at 1-1, this matchup between the Lakers and the Suns is certainly intriguing. This match-up sees a battle between the youth of the Suns and the experience of the defending champions. Who will prevail in this incredible series and take the upper hand by winning the third game?

Where to watch the Lakers vs Suns Game 3 of the Playoffs?

Given how well poised this series is, the Lakers and Suns matchup has become a must-watch for fans all around the world. With LeBron James and Anthony Davis set to make their debut in the Staples Center, expect an incredible atmosphere tonight.

The game is scheduled for a prime-time broadcast of 10:00 PM EST. This marquee matchup is set to be broadcasted on multiple platforms. TV viewers can watch the game on TNT.

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May 23, 2021; Phoenix, Arizona, USA; Los Angeles Lakers center Montrezl Harrell (15) fights Phoenix Suns guard Cameron Payne in the second half during game one in the first round of the 2021 NBA Playoffs at Phoenix Suns Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

For viewers in US who are using the online platform, Watch TNT or Fubo TV can be a great option. Moreover, NBA League Pass will be available for all the international viewers of the game.

With the series seeing so many turns, the NBA community cannot wait for this marquee matchup to begin. While the series might be tied, the momentum is certainly with the Lakers.

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Considering the injury to Chris Paul, the champions have instantly become the favorites to topple the Suns. Will Phoenix come up with a resounding response against the Lakers?

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Aditya Mohapatra

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Aditya Mohapatra is a sports enthusiast who primarily covers the NBA for EssentiallySports. Having graduated in Mass Communication, he has prior experience in writing for ABP News, and has been writing for EssentiallySports since November 2020. This die-hard Los Angeles Lakers fan feels that LeBron James is the best thing to have ever happened to the NBA, and will hold a healthy debate with anyone suggesting otherwise.

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