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Lakers Wish for Christmas Cheer

Wally Skalij/Los Angeles TImes

Ho, ho, no.

The Lakers are playing again on Christmas Day, a tradition that usually pleases only their opponents.

The Lakers have lost three consecutive times on Dec. 25, making Kobe Bryant’s career Christmas record an anything-but-jolly 5-9.

They get another chance at holiday redemption against New York and actually have some December momentum on their side, as winners of four ...

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