Los Angeles Lakers at New Orleans Hornets: Lakers Try To Avoid 4th Straight Loss

December 29th, 2010 by Jack Jones Leave a reply »
The Los Angeles Lakers will look to snap a three game losing streak when they go on the road to take on the New Orleans Hornets tonight.

The Lakers lost 97-82 last night at San Antonio, as their shooting struggles continued.

The Hornets lost their seventh consecutive road game on Monday, falling to the Timberwolves 113-98. New Orleans however has won four straight at home and are 13-3 at New Orleans Arena this season.

The oddsmakers don't seem to be buying the Hornets home success, as our NBA spreads indicate that the Lakers are favored by 3-points over the Hornets.

The Lakers shot just 35.4 percent from the field against the Spurs, and are not just losing lately, they are getting beat badly. Los Angeles is losing by an average of 16.7 points during there three game losing streak, and its been a team struggle to put the ball in the basket. The Lakers are averaging just 80.3 points per game, not exactly the type of offense everyone expected to see from the defending champs.

Kobe Bryant has to get things going, as the rest of the team really feeds of his performance. Bryant is averaging just under 18 points ove ...

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