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Coach Byron Scott says Lakers must get rebounds in road games this week
Coach Byron Scott says Lakers must get rebounds in road games this week

The challenge for the Lakers on this week's three-game trip is to at least hold their own on the backboards. Generally, the Lakers are a good rebounding team. But after they gave up 16 offensive rebounds to Oklahoma City on Sunday, Coach Byron Scott was so disturbed that he drove home his goal for the Lakers' games at Charlotte on Tuesday, Miami on Wednesday and Memphis on Friday. "The main thing is once the ball is in the air, we've got to do a much better job of keeping guys off the glass," Scott said after Sunday's loss snapped the Lakers' three-game winning streak. It didn't matter to Scott that the Thunder is the top-ranked rebounding team...

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