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Lakers are on the doorstep of some bad history, hoping to avoid a club record-tying 10-game skid

Lakers are on the doorstep of some bad history, hoping to avoid a club record-tying 10-game skid

The Lakers' young players show the same reaction.

They frown in an animated, taken-aback fashion.

If the Lakers (9-40) lose to Charlotte on Sunday, they tie the franchise record of 10 consecutive defeats.

"Really? The record? Oh my," rookie D'Angelo Russell said with sad amazement.

The 1993-94 team managed to lose 10 in a row, a rough season with James Worthy and Kurt Rambis on the downside of their careers.

That team cobbled together 33 victories. This team is on pace to win 15, easily the fewest in the Lakers' 68-year history. The losses have come by an average of 16.6 points since a victory...

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