L.A. Times: Down 12 points to the Dallas Mavericks on Friday night, the Lakers seemingly pushed the button that sent them into overdrive.

Muddling along against the New Jersey Nets, the Lakers seemingly turned on the switch that snapped them back to life.

None of them seemed worried about what has become a frequent habit of rallying to win games after sluggish moments.

The end result is all that matters to them, and that has been win after win after win after win.

“It’s good to know every game is winnable,” Lamar Odom said after practice Saturday. “So we’re down 10, with seven minutes left, six minutes left, we know that we can come back and win that game. Is that a position that we want to be in every game? Of course not. We want to beat the team by as many points as possible.”

The Lakers are 13-1, so there really shouldn’t be much to complain about, Odom said, smiling. They are not trying to win style points.

“Our goal is to win every quarter, every possession that we play,” Odom said. “With that said, we want to win every game possible. Some teams you are going to get beat [by].”

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