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Raptors visit Lakers, still winless on road trek

The Toronto Raptors will try for a rare win at the Staples Center when they visit the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday (10:30 p.m. ET).

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NBA Draft 2013: Power Ranking Top Big Men in Class

The 2013 NBA draft does not have a franchise-changing center like Anthony Davis last year.However, there are a number of solid big men who should play in the league for a long time. Some, like Nerlens Noel of Kentucky, ...

Bleacher Report .com | 1420 days ago | 1831 Ballers sent

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Kings' Landry is tough on himself

Sometimes you have to wonder whether Carl Landry is even a Carl Landry fan. Sacramento Kings forward Carly Landry, center, goes to the basket between ...

The Sacramento Bee | 2351 days ago | 1642 Ballers sent

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Oscar Valdez holds title in slugfest with Miguel Marriaga

Oscar Valdez found himself challenged, hurt and gassed in the latest classic StubHub Center fight Saturday night. All of that was rather new to the featherweight champion. What didn’t ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 1 day ago | 1 Baller sent

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No butts about it: Shakur Stevenson impressive in pro debut

Veteran promoter Bob Arum said when Saturday’s three-title-fight card at StubHub Center is remembered years from now, the lasting memory will be Shakur Stevenson’s professional debut. ...

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Game Three Preview: Series Comes to Portland as Blazers Hope to Avoid ...

For the third consecutive playoff series, the Portland Trail Blazers return home to Moda Center down 2-0 and ...

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LGBT Center honors Marc Jacobs, Hillary Clinton at annual New York gala

Hillary Clinton cut a relaxed figure Thursday as she accepted the LGBT Center’s Trailblazer Award at the organization’s annual fund-raising dinner. Marc Jacobs, who admitted to being “very nervous” ...

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Utah Jazz center Jeff Withey faces domestic violence probe

The team has a 43.9 percent chance in the May 16 lottery to pick sixth.

StarTribune Timberwolves | 3 days ago | 2 Ballers sent

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UCLA's Ike Anigbogu picks an agent and is headed for the NBA draft

Ike Anigbogu presumably wasn’t trying to be ironic when he wore a UCLA basketball shirt in a photo that was posted on Twitter on Thursday. The Bruins center smiled as ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 4 days ago | 2 Ballers sent

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From the Archives: A 1962 aerial photograph shows a growing downtown Los ...

This image, found recently in the Los Angeles Times print archive, was undated. After some research, I believe this image was taken during the summer or fall of 1962. The grading work for the Music ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 4 days ago | 2 Ballers sent

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Here's how Rep. Darrell Issa has moved toward the center since he almost ...

Rep. Darrell Issa has a reputation as a GOP bulldog, but after November's narrow win over an untested Democrat, the long serving House member is pivoting to the center.

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Feds say they didn't deport 'Dreamer,' but acknowledge error on his DACA ...

Federal officials acknowledged Wednesday that Juan Manuel Montes’ protected immigration status was not due to expire until 2018, correcting themselves on one point in a case that thrust ...

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More California sea lions are dying because of poisonous algae blooms

During an average year, rescue workers at the Pacific Marine Mammal Center in Laguna Beach may encounter one pregnant sea lion suffering from domoic acid poisoning — a potentially deadly ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 5 days ago | 2 Ballers sent

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Rattlesnake season begins with a vengeance in Southern California

Rattlesnake season is arriving California. On Tuesday, a 66-year-old man was flown to a trauma center after being bit on both of his index fingers outside his home in Ocotillo Wells ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 5 days ago | 2 Ballers sent

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Rattlesnake season begins with a vengeance in Southern California

Rattlesnake season is arriving California. On Tuesday, a 66-year-old man was flown to a trauma center after being bit on both of his index fingers outside his home in Ocotillo Wells ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 5 days ago | 2 Ballers sent

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Los Angeles State Historic Park is about to open after 16 years of delays

Community activists won a victory in 2001 when an abandoned downtown rail yard slated to become an industrial center was instead sold for use as a park in the historic heart of Los Angeles. ...

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Clippers big man DeAndre Jordan's intensity a welcome sight in the playoffs

Colorful lasers sliced through the darkened air inside Staples Center when DeAndre Jordan commenced his usual pregame routine of grabbing the net underneath one ...

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Cavaliers Edy Tavares Named D-League Defensive Player of the Year

The NBA Development League announced Tuesday afternoon that Cavs Center Edy Tavares is the 2016-17 NBA Development League Defensive Player of the Year.

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Galaxy adds young forward McInerney to bolster scoring depth

The Galaxy has acquired Jack McInerney, a 24-year-old forward who cleared waivers after scoring 43 goals for four MLS teams over the last seven seasons. He will join the ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 6 days ago | 2 Ballers sent

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Wisconsin Entertainment & Sports Center to Host NCAA Tournament Action ...

The NCAA announced today that the Wisconsin Entertainment & Sports Center, Milwaukee's new state-of-the-art downtown arena slated to

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April 15, 2017 – Game 1: Los Angeles Clippers 95, Utah Jazz 97

There was an odd feel within Staples Center before the game had tipped off. The air felt incredibly thick. The air conditioning, noticeably felt as it tried to cut through the warmth ...

Clipper Blog | 6 days ago | 2 Ballers sent

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Serious design, construction and maintenance defects doomed Oroville Dam, ...

Design flaws, construction shortcomings and maintenance errors caused the Oroville Dam spillway to break apart in February, according to an independent analysis by Robert Bea for the Center ...

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Five takeaways from the Clippers' 97-95 loss to the Utah Jazz in their ...

The Utah Jazz lost one of their best players Saturday night at Staples Center in their playoff opener. Meanwhile, the Clippers ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 8 days ago | 2 Ballers sent

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It's a fresh postseason but Clippers give a stale effort in Game 1 loss ...

The raucous Staples Center was filled by roaring fans wearing T-shirts that read, “It Takes Everything.’’ These being the Clippers, and this being the playoffs, ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 8 days ago | 2 Ballers sent

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Jazz center Rudy Gobert exits Game 1 vs. Clippers with left knee sprain

Gobert appeared to bang knees with the Clippers' Luc Mbah a Moute.

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Jazz center Rudy Gobert exits Game 1 vs. Clippers with left knee sprain

Gobert appeared to bang knees with the Clippers' Luc Mbah a Moute.

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Another journalist is gunned down in Mexico — the fourth in just six weeks

Another journalist has been killed in Mexico — the fourth in just six weeks. Authorities said reporter Maximino Rodriguez Palacios was shot dead outside of a shopping center Friday in ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 8 days ago | 2 Ballers sent

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What if there was a Dramatic Change in the Lottery

For Arizona sports fans, Shane Doan is one of the most visible stars the Valley has ever had. But while he plays in the NHL, he has an idea about the NBA Lottery that would be very interesting ...

Valley of the Suns | 9 days ago | 3 Ballers sent

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Former Defense Secretary William Perry on why we didn't go to war with ...

In 1994, the United States was on the brink of war with North Korea. The Clinton administration had intelligence that North Korea was about to move fuel rods from its nuclear reactor at Yongbyon, ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 9 days ago | 5 Ballers sent

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Former Defense Secretary William Perry on why we didn't go to war with ...

In 1994, the United States was on the brink of war with North Korea. The Clinton administration had intelligence that North Korea was about to move fuel rods from its nuclear reactor at Yongbyon, ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 9 days ago | 3 Ballers sent

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Nurkic's Status For Game One Versus Warriors Still To Be Determined

Trail Blazers’ fans have been holding their collective breath for the last two weeks in anticipation of an update on the status of center

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Elisabeth Moss gets dystopian in 'The Handmaid's Tale'

If Elisabeth Moss were a character in a network pilot, she'd win high marks for her relatability. On a sludgy late-winter evening, the actress shows up at a restaurant near Lincoln Center ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 10 days ago | 2 Ballers sent

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01. John Wall (WW)
02. Evan Turner (76ers)
03. Derrick Favors (NJN)
04. Wesley Johnson (MT)
05. DeMarcus Cousins (SK)
06. Ekpe Udoh (GSW)
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01. Blake Griffin (LAC)
02. Hasheem Thabeet (MG)
03. James Harden (OCT)
04. Tyreke Evans (SK)
05. Ricky Rubio (MT)
06. Jonny Flynn (MT)
07. Stephen Curry (GSW)
08. Jordan Hill (NYK)
09. DeMar DeRozan (TR)
10. Brandon Jennings (MB)
Scoring
01. Kevin Durant27.7
02. LeBron James26.7
03. Carmelo Anthony25.6
04. Dwyane Wade25.5
05. Kobe Bryant25.3
06. Amare Stoudemire25.3
07. Derrick Rose25.0
08. Monta Ellis24.1
09. Kevin Martin23.5
10. Dirk Nowitzki23.0
Rebounds
01. Kevin Love15.2
02. Dwight Howard14.1
03. Zach Randolph12.2
04. Blake Griffin12.1
05. Kris Humphries10.4
06. Pau Gasol10.2
07. David Lee9.8
08. Al Jefferson9.7
09. Emeka Okafor9.5
10. Tyson Chandler9.4
Assists
01. Steve Nash11.4
02. Rajon Rondo11.2
03. Deron Williams10.3
04. Chris Paul9.8
05. Jose Calderon8.9
06. Raymond Felton8.3
07. John Wall8.3
08. Jason Kidd8.2
09. Russell Westbrook8.2
10. Derrick Rose7.7
Steals
01. Chris Paul2.4
02. Rajon Rondo2.3
03. Monta Ellis2.1
04. Russell Westbrook1.9
05. Tony Allen1.8
06. Mike Conley1.8
07. Jason Kidd1.7
08. Raymond Felton1.7
09. LeBron James1.6
10. Trevor Ariza1.6
Blocks
01. Andrew Bogut2.6
02. Dwight Howard2.4
03. JaVale McGee2.4
04. Serge Ibaka2.4
05. Andrew Bynum2.0
06. Darko Milicic2.0
07. Al Jefferson1.9
08. Amare Stoudemire1.9
09. Tim Duncan1.9
10. Roy Hibbert1.8