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Lakers blow out the Suns after slow start

LOS ANGELES - When he really needs the help, Kyle Kuzma will text Luke Walton at all hours of the night to ask about how he could have been better at one defensive assignment or another.

"I haven't in a minute," Kuzma said. "I've been playing good defense, that's why."

The two things the Lakers talk about constantly when discussing what helps them win are strong defense

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