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Nick Young returns and so do the good times in Lakers' win over Hawks
Nick Young returns and so do the good times in Lakers' win over Hawks

A simple reason for a rare Lakers victory was the return of Nick Young, the self-proclaimed "Swaggy P" always one step and two laughs ahead in life. "It's like my swag just rubbed off on everybody," he said after bringing some desperately needed scoring to the Lakers. But the story was more than Young, more complex than the return of one in a 114-109 victory Tuesday over the Atlanta Hawks. It started with a long meeting at the team hotel after the Lakers arrived here Monday night. The topic was their defense. Lack of it, really. Thought-provoking questions were lobbed from Coach Byron Scott to the players. Are we asking you to do near-impossible things? Are...

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