Lakers know it's crunch time

Teammates answer Kobe Bryant's 'roll call' in a decisive win over the Atlanta Hawks

Updated: February 23, 2011, 7:20 AM ET
By Arash Markazi | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- Damien Wilkins has been around the NBA his whole life. The sixth-year Atlanta Hawks forward is the son of Gerald Wilkins and the nephew of Dominique Wilkins. He is no stranger to pressure and expectations when it comes to basketball.

Yet as he sat next to former Lakers forward Josh Powell in the Hawks' locker room before the Lakers' 104-80 win Tuesday night over the Hawks, he had to smile as Powell was asked about the Lakers' struggles and the concern that has engulfed ...

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