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Lakers Earn First In-Season Win Against Nets

The Los Angeles Lakers found a win on the road Friday night in their game against the Brooklyn Nets 104-98. Brooklyn was the first of a five-stop road trip for the Lakers. Small Forward Kobe Bryant led in scoring with 18 points, he was one of six players that scored in the double digits. Guards Jordan Clarkson and D’Angelo Russell tie at 16 points for the second highest score. Forward Julius Randle and center Roy Hibbert would tie with seven rebounds. For the Nets, Brook Lopez led in scoring with 23 points and Rondae Hollis-Jefferson led the boards with 11

Lakers Go Winless After First Three Games

The opening weekend for the Los Angeles Lakers would leave the team at 0-3. The Lakers entered the season with a home game against the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday, then played against the Sacramento Kings and Dallas Mavericks over the weekend. Second overall draft pick D’Angelo Russell started in all three games. Forward Julius Randle showed his strength during the season opening game and the Sunday game against the Dallas Mavericks. He carried the team with 22 points and 15 rebounds on Sunday. Opposing teams so far has held no punches in Randle’s return. The power forward did not back