improved to .500 (2-2) with a tight 105-103 win over the
The Lakers barely recovered after losing a 21-point lead, Atlanta’s
Kyle Korver led all scorers with 22 points on 8-of-10 shooting. The Hawks shot 44.4% from the field with six players in double figures.
Gasol finished with 16 points and 13 rebounds.
Eleven Lakers played as Coach
The Lakers play next on Tuesday night in Dallas against the
The Hawks briefly closed to within seven points before the Lakers regained composure, extending their lead back to double digits.
Through 36 minutes, the Lakers shot an even 50% from both the field (34-68) and the three-point line (9-18), led by 14 from new starter
The Hawks had four scorers in double figures through three quarters, led by 13 from Kyle Korver and
The Lakers extended their lead over the Hawks to 21 points in the second quarter with 11 different scorers.
The Hawks closed the gap to 13 by halftime, led by 11 points from
Atlanta shot 45.5% from the field.
Both teams took good care of the ball with four turnovers each.
The Hawks shot 43.5%, led by
Given how difficult the Lakers' schedule has been this first week, a 2-2 record without
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