Devin Harris

Lakers can't break trend, collecting 14th loss in 16 games

Lakers can't break trend, collecting 14th loss in 16 games

Their hot shooting didn’t last, and as it went so did the Lakers’ double-digit lead.

Heard that one before? 

Third quarters have been like a plague for the Lakers in December and that held true on Thursday night against the Dallas Mavericks. Having led by 11 in the first half, the Lakers lost to the Mavericks, 101-89, at Staples Center. 

Dallas entered the game with the worst record in the Western Conference and the third worst in the NBA. 

“We gotta do something, because at this rate, we’re just gonna be another losing team,” Lakers guard Nick Young said. “We have to figure it out or we’re gonna be the...

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