Final

Regular Season Series (Game 3 of 4)

Series starts 11/1

Game 1: Friday, November 1st
Suns82Final
Lakers96
Game 2: Sunday, November 17th
Lakers102Final
Suns88
Game 3: Wednesday, December 25th
Lakers108Final
Suns87
Game 4: Friday, April 11th
Suns98Final
Lakers114

Lakers 108

(20-9, 9-7 away)

Suns 87

(8-19, 6-8 home)

    4:00 PM ET, December 25, 1996

    US Airways Center, Phoenix, AZ

    1 2 3 4 T
    LAL 23 28 25 32108
    PHX 14 31 20 2287

    Top Performers

    Los Angeles: S. O'Neal 26 Pts, 16 Reb, 5 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Phoenix: R. Chapman 15 Pts, 3 Reb, 6 Ast, 2 Stl