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Jordan Clarkson hit the game-winning layup with less than a second left in overtime, to give the Lakers a 113-111 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers.
The Lakers (20-54) fell on Wednesday night to the New Orleans Pelicans (40-34). Here are five takeaways from their 113-92 loss at Staples Center.
Pelicans 60, Lakers 49 (halftime)
The Lakers (19-53) finished Week 22 with two straight losses after a win in Minnesota against the Timberwolves (16-57).
The Clippers have won six straight games to climb to 48-25 and into fourth place overall in the Western Conference. Only the Atlanta Hawks (55-17) can boast a better record in the East.
The Lakers (19-51) are looking for their third win in four tries on Friday night when they visit the Toronto Raptors (42-30).
The Lakers (18-51) visit the Minnesota Timberwolves (16-54) on Wednesday night.
Oklahoma City Thunder 37 - Lakers 27 (end of first quarter)
The Lakers (18-50) finished Week 21 with a win over the Philadelphia 76ers (17-53).
The Lakers (17-45) and Philadelphia 76ers (17-52) meet Sunday night at Staples Center in a game with significant draft implications.
The Lakers re-signed Jabari Brown on Saturday, giving the rookie guard a second 10-day contract.
Lakers 30 - Warriors 30 (end of first quarter)
The Lakers (17-48) fell to the Atlanta Hawks (52-14) on Sunday. Here are five takeaways from their 91-86 loss at Staples Center.
The Lakers went winless through Week 19, falling to the Charlotte Hornets, Miami Heat, Memphis Grizzlies and Dallas Mavericks.
The Lakers (16-46) lost their fifth consecutive game on Sunday night, falling to the Dallas Mavericks (41-24). Here are five takeaways from their 100-93 loss at Staples Center.
Jordan Hill will be busy Saturday, and it has little to do with the Lakers' practicing at their facility.
The Lakers (16-42) finished Week 18 with a loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder (33-27), after wins over the Utah Jazz (23-35) and Milwaukee Bucks (32-27).
Point guard Emmanuel Mudiay returned to action Sunday for the Guangdong Southern Tigers, helping the team defeat Stephon Marbury and the Beijing Shougang Ducks, 110-99, in a semifinal playoff game.
Thunder 56, Lakers 48 (halftime)
The Lakers (16-41) take a three-game winning streak into their Sunday afternoon battle against a short-handed Oklahoma City Thunder (32-27) squad at Staples Center.