Live chat: Lakers at Phoenix Suns
The Lakers' lackadaisical Christmas Day performance illustrated that the purple and gold machine still needs some tinkering underneath its impressive 24-5 skin. It'll also be interesting to see if Andrew Bynum can make an impact tonight and keep his devotees on the bandwagon.
[UPDATED, 8:35 p.m.: Suns defeat Lakers, 118-103.]
-- Austin Knoblauch