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Lakers steal one at the finish from the Kings, 98-94

Lakers steal one at the finish from the Kings, 98-94

Lakers forward Larry Nance Jr. missed the first of two free throws, then made the second to give the Lakers a two-point lead with five seconds remaining against the Sacramento Kings. Corey Brewer stole the ensuing inbounds pass from Kings guard Buddy Hield, then made two free throws to give the Laker a four-point lead with 4.1 seconds left.

With that, the Lakers notched their 24th win of the season — 98-94 over the Kings at Staples Center— and their third win in a row.

“We’re getting team effort really from everybody right now,” Walton said. “Everybody’s kind of rising to the challenge as far as the way they’re playing, competing mainly on the defensive end. ... They’re...

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