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Lakers beat Hawks 105-103 despite blowing 21-point lead, Gasol: 16 points, 13 rebounds

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    Los Angeles Lakers forward Pau Gasol, of Spain, points to the sky after making a three point shot during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Atlanta Hawks, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) (The Associated Press)

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    Los Angeles Lakers forward Pau Gasol, top, of Spain, puts up a shot as Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Millsap defends during the first half of their NBA basketball game, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) (The Associated Press)

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    Atlanta Hawks forward Elton Brand, left, is fouled by Los Angeles Lakers center Chris Kaman as he puts up a shot during the first half of their NBA basketball game, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) (The Associated Press)

Xavier Henry scored 18 points, Pau Gasol hit two tiebreaking free throws with 6 seconds remaining, and the Los Angeles Lakers, who lost all of a 21-point lead, beat the Atlanta Hawks 105-103 on Sunday night.

Henry started at forward for the first time as a Laker and the 19th time in 137 NBA games, while Nick Young came off the bench.

Henry, who received nine stitches in his forehead during Friday's loss to San Antonio after colliding with teammate Wesley Johnson's knee on a drive to the basket and missed all six of his shots that night, was 5 for 11 from the field against the Hawks. Young had 13 points.

Gasol finished with 16 points and 13 rebounds, while Steve Nash had 13 points and six assists.

Kyle Korver led Atlanta with 22 points, converting all six 3-point attempts, but he missed a 21-footer from the right baseline as time ran put.