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Lakers' Week 5 in review
Lakers' Week 5 in review

The Lakers salvaged a disappointing week -- losing two of three through Week 5 to dip to 4-13 on the season -- with a win over the Toronto Raptors on Sunday. After ending Week 4 on a sour note in a defeat in overtime the Denver Nuggets, the Lakers lost swingman Xavier Henry for the season with a ruptured Achilles' tendon. The injury brought Kobe Bryant right back to his own Achilles injury in April 2013. Bryant has almost returned to form, although he said he's still feeling some fatigue in his legs, leading to short shots and a change in some of his daily routines. Bryant and Steve Nash expressed outrage at the grand jury decision in the Ferguson, Mo., case. The...

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