Lakers reeling in the reeling Spurs

L.A. sets its sights on the West's best record, once a far-fetched notion

Updated: April 3, 2011, 11:50 PM ET
By Dave McMenamin | ESPNLos Angeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- Catch the San Antonio Spurs for the top seed in the West with less than two months remaining in the regular season?

It seemed like a pretty ridiculous proposition for the Los Angeles Lakers to achieve back on Feb. 16.

But then again, losing to the Cleveland Cavaliers that day, a team they beat by 55 points the first time the two teams met this season, seemed pretty ridiculous, too.

Well, the Lakers' loss to the Cavs dropped them nine games behind the ...

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