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Hornets hand Lakers second consecutive loss, 104-103
Hornets hand Lakers second consecutive loss, 104-103

That three-game winning streak by the Lakers seems long ago after another close loss, this time a 104-103 loss to the Hornets in Charlotte. To those hoping the Lakers sink lower in the NBA draft lottery mix, it’s now a two-game losing streak. The three-game trip continues Wednesday in Miami and finishes Friday in Memphis against the Grizzlies, who happen to have the second-best record in the Western Conference at 42-16. Center Al Jefferson, who always gives the Lakers problems, had 21 points and 16 rebounds while guards Mo Williams and Gerald Henderson combined for 41 points, including several key baskets in the fourth quarter, to lead Charlotte to the victory. Williams, acquired...

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