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Lakers beat Utah Jazz, 119-104, and attitude is 'Thanks but no tanks'
Lakers beat Utah Jazz, 119-104, and attitude is 'Thanks but no tanks'

SALT LAKE CITY — Poor Lakers. They lose even when they win. They hammered the similarly woeful Utah Jazz on Monday, 119-104, but damaged their lottery percentages for the draft. If the Lakers had lost, Utah would have caught them (and Boston) in the overall standings, forging a three-way tie for the NBA's fourth-worst record. BOX SCORE: Lakers 119, Jazz 104 Now the Lakers (26-55) will probably finish with the sixth-worst record and a 6.3% chance at the No. 1 pick at the May 20 lottery. The fourth-worst team has an 11.9% chance of landing the No. 1 pick and the fifth-worst has an 8.8% chance. Coach Mike D'Antoni pledged ahead of time that the Lakers would try to...

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