Andrew Bynum had become a force in the middle for the Lakers by Christmas Day, when they defeated the Phoenix Suns, 122-105. Bynum outplayed All-Star Amare Stoudemire with a career-high 28 points on 11-for-13 shooting. He also had 12 rebounds. Stoudemire finished with 19 points and six rebounds.
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