Atlanta Hawks vs. Los Angeles Lakers: Postgame Grades and Analysis for LA

The Los Angeles Lakers blew a 21-point lead, but they recovered to defeat the Atlanta Hawks, 105-103, on Sunday night at Staples Center.

Xavier Henry led the Lakers with 18 points, and Pau Gasol posted a double-double with 16 points and 13 rebounds. He also hit the game-winning free throws.

Kyle Korver lit it up for the Hawks, scoring 22 points and hitting on all six of his three-point attempts. However, it was not enough in the end.

The win marks the eighth straight time that Los Angeles, which got 48 points from its bench, has defeated Atlanta at home.

The Lakers improved to 2-2 with the victory. Meanwhile, the Hawks dropped to 1-2.

Note: Grades are based off of stats, efficiency, overall impact on both ends of the court and how the players performed when it mattered most.

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