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Lakers can't overcome slow start, fall to the Nets, 107-99
Lakers can't overcome slow start, fall to the Nets, 107-99

After a poor first quarter, the Lakers spent the rest of Sunday afternoon playing catch up against the Brooklyn Nets. Ultimately their late run fell short and the Nets pulled out their third win a row, 107-99, at Barclays Center. Brook Lopez led the Nets with a game-high 30 points, 11 rebounds and four blocked shots. Jordan Hill returned to action after sitting for three games, with the Lakers choosing to develop younger players.  Hill was a force off the bench with 22 points and 16 rebounds in 27 minutes. Brooklyn's Joe Johnson neared a triple-double with 18 points, eight rebounds and seven assists.  Markel Brown scored a career-high 17 points, while Deron Williams...

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