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Shooting woes send the Lakers to a 104-87 loss to the Pelicans
Shooting woes send the Lakers to a 104-87 loss to the Pelicans

New Orleans Pelicans 104, Lakers 87 (final) Coach Byron Scott made a lineup change, but the Lakers didn't look much improved on Sunday night, falling to the Pelicans by 17 points. Starting point guard Ronnie Price and power forward Ed Davis for Jeremy Lin and Carlos Boozer, Scott hoped the team would improve defensively. The issue, however, for most of the night was on the offensive end. The Lakers shot just 40% from the floor and 26.3% (5 of 19) from three-point range. Kobe Bryant finished with just 14 points on six-of-18 shooting (33.3%). New Orleans converted 51.8% of their shots from the field, but earlier in the game, when they were closer to 40%, the Lakers could only...

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