The Los Angeles Lakers have defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday on their home floor at Staples Center. The Lakers earned a narrow win over the Timberwolves as D'Angelo Russell's game-winning three-pointer gave them an 110-109 victory. The season-series between the two teams now stands at 2-2 -- there won't be any changes -- as the two sides won't be meeting anymore this NBA season. The Lakers now have won four games in a row -- all during last week -- concluding the week with wins over the San Antonio Spurs, Sacramento Kings, Memphis Grizzlies, and most recently the Timberwolves.

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Russell had an extremely tough day...

Los Angeles Lakers guard D'Angelo Russell lost his grandmother on Sunday morning, on the same day his team was scheduled to meet the Minnesota Timberwolves. However, he decided not to skip the game, and the outcome was historic. The 21-year-old scored 16 points to go with four rebounds and four assists while stealing three balls as well in 34 minutes of action. After the match, Russell posted a picture on his Instagram profile with a caption: ''God is real!

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This one for you Grams.''

Tyler Ennis led the way for Los Angeles

Canadian basketball player Tyler Ennis had a great outing off the bench for the Los Angeles Lakers. The guard scored 20 points on an excellent 7-of-9 shooting from the field, and 4-of-5 of his shots that went in were beyond the baseline. He also dished out five assists in 23 minutes of action given by Lakers coach Luke Walton.

Except for starting guard D'Angelo Russell, four other Laker starters finished the game in double-digit scoring.

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The one who stood out the most was forward Larry Nance Jr, who was close to achieving a tripe-double, as he had 10 points and ten rebounds to go with six assists on the night. The remaining starters were guard Jordan Clarkson who scored 17 points, power forward Julius Randle notched 13 points and grabbed eight rebounds, while rookie Brandon Ingram collected 10 points on the night.

The Lakers in front of the Phoenix Suns

With a record of 25 wins and 55 losses on the season, the Los Angeles Lakers are the second-worst team in the Western Conference.

The Phoenix Suns, who have a record 24-57 record this season, hold the Conference's last spot. However, it's the Brooklyn Nets who have the worst record in the NBA this season, 20-60. The Lakers are hoping to land a top three pick in this year's NBA draft, and winning won't be helping them in that bid.

L.A. to hit Staples Center again

Next up for the Los Angeles Lakers will be the New Orleans Pelicans on Tuesday at Staples Center.

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That will be the fourth and final of the two teams this season, and the second one held in L.A. The Pelicans have a 2-1 record over the Lakers this season -- ended on the winning side of L.A. when they met last March at Staples Center. It remains to be seen can the Lakers clinch their fifth win in a row when they clash off against the Pelicans.

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