Mired in a disappointing season, the Los Angeles Lakers have been resurgent of late. But they've still shown they have a thin margin for error, particularly with turnovers and free-throw shooting. That margin may be a little wider than usual Thursday night when they try to extend their run of 20 straight wins over the struggling Minnesota Timberwolves - the longest active streak in the NBA. The Lakers are 28-30, but their recent 11-5 stretch has been a step in the right direction for a team whose season would be a total disappointment without a playoff appearance...
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