The Lakers avoided setting a new franchise mark in futility on Tuesday night, ending a 10-game losing streak with a win over the Minnesota Timberwolves at Staples Center, 119-115.
While the Lakers have lost 10 straight before, never 11. When the Timberwolves took an early eight-point lead, the Lakers looked like a squad destined for another defeat.
Instead the team rallied, pushing ahead by as many as 16 points -- the makings of a comfortable win.
Naturally, the script flipped, as it did on opening night when the Lakers lost a...