Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 1/7/13
LOS ANGELES -- They were brought in to lift the Lakers to yet another title, to add even more glitz and glamour to a star-studded town that is used to championships and winning streaks and Showtime. Dwight Howard and Steve Nash are finding out that all those Los Angeles lights can cause quite the glare. The Lakers' loaded starting lineup fell to 0-4 after the visiting Denver Nuggets dealt Los Angeles a 112-105 loss Sunday night at Staples Center. Though Lakers starters Howard, Nash, Kobe Bryant, Pau Gasol and Metta World Peace all scored in double figures, the group remains winless. While Nash missed most of the early part of the season with a leg fracture and only recently came back, things have not looked much better for the team since his return. "It's a combo of everything," Nash said. "There are moments we can play smarter, where we can play better defensively ... when you add it all up, we're struggling. At different times, we're finding different ways to lose the game...
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