Posted November 03, 2012 on AP on Fox
Despite a star-studded cast, the Los Angeles Lakers are off to their worst start in 34 years. Hoping to avoid their first 0-4 start since the franchise moved to Los Angeles, the Lakers again try for that elusive victory while looking to keep the visiting Detroit Pistons winless Sunday night. The addition of veteran stars Dwight Howard and Steve Nash to a lineup that already included Kobe Bryant and Pau Gasol made Los Angeles a popular preseason title pick. The Lakers still might hoist the Larry O'Brien trophy in 2013, but must overcome the team's first 0-3 start since 1978. The storied franchise has not lost its first four games since opening with seven straight defeats in 1957 when located in Minneapolis. The Lakers have not started 0-3 at home since 1959. "We need a win, obviously,'' coach Mike Brown said. "I'm not trying to fool anyone here." Los Angeles opened with a 99-91 home loss Tuesday to a Dallas team minus injured star Dirk Nowitzki...
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