The Clippers hit back on Sunday with a big win for the maturing franchise.
If any tension has risen along with the Suns' wins in Games 3 and 4, it wasn't apparent on Wednesday.
A large helping of the blame for Phoenix's defensive failures in the first two games of the Western Conference finals is being laid on Amare Stoudemire's shoulders.
The Suns lack the nasty side necessary to unseat defending champs.
Suns' Robin Lopez set to play, may start in Game 1.
Mike Dunleavy is on the Lakers short list of coaching candidates.