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Lakers show some signs of life

Odom and Bynum switch roles and it pays off as L.A. ends latest skid in New Orleans

Updated: December 30, 2010, 3:49 AM ET
By Dave McMenamin | ESPNLosAngeles.com

NEW ORLEANS -- Basketball highlights are often littered with dunks and stuffs, but basketball games are rarely defined by slams and jams.

Yet the Los Angeles Lakers' 103-88 slump-busting win Wednesday in New Orleans was defined by three dunks by two players who swapped places in the starting lineup.

With the team reeling from three consecutive losses by a total of 50 points after their first seven losses of the season were only by a combined 36, the six points on two dunks from Andrew ...

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