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Lakers Dominate Hawks in Los Angeles

Mar. 11, 1963 - The Lakers left no doubt in the minds of 5,137 Sports Arena fans and the St. Louis Hawks tonight that there is nothing really wrong with them. With Frank Selvy (pictured) providing the momentum, the Lakers literally ran away and hid from the Hawks, taking charge in the second period and breezing to a 109-96 victory. While Elgin Baylor was having one of those nights when the ball wouldn't stay in the hoop, Selvy ignited the spark with a spectacular second-period performance, and from then on the Hawks were out of it. The Lakers had a 32-19 margin in the period as Selvy flipped in 12 of the points and Ron Horn came off the bench to score 7. Although the two big guns, Baylor and Dick Barnett, were cool in the first 24 minutes, Selvy, Horn, and Leroy Ellis were on as the Lakers ended a two-game losing streak by winning only their second in their last nine outings.


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