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Lakers can't handle short-handed Hawks in 91-86 loss
Lakers can't handle short-handed Hawks in 91-86 loss

What a bizarre night it was back in November, the Lakers pulling off an upset in Atlanta while Nick Young proclaimed himself the best long-distance shooter of all time. There were no such theatrics Sunday in the rematch. No laughs. No good times for the Lakers. No victory. The Atlanta Hawks are beating everybody in the Eastern Conference and did the same to the Lakers, 91-86, despite resting three starters and losing a fourth early in the game at Staples Center. If the Lakers can't beat the Knicks (see last Thursday) or a shell of the Hawks' team, who can they beat? The answer, as many already know, is not many teams. The Lakers are now 17-48, on target for their worst...

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