LOS ANGELES (AP) Joe Harris scored 26 points, D'Angelo Russelladded 21 points and 13 assists against his former team, and the Brooklyn Nets eliminated the Los Angeles Lakers from playoff contention with a 111-106 victory Friday night.
Spencer Dinwiddie added 19 points in his hometown as the Nets (38-36) bolstered their playoff chances with their second straight win after an 0-3 start to this seven-game road trip.
Brooklyn is seventh in the Eastern Conference standings, a half-game behind sixth-place Detroit and 2 1/2 games ahead of ninth-place Orlando.
JaVale McGee had career highs of 33 points and 20 rebounds along with six blocked shots for the Lakers, who have lost five straight and 10 of 11. >> Read More
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