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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, ...

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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 ...

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Essential Arts & Culture: The new Marciano museum, the Center Theatre ...

New museums! Big retirements! Schubert and Beethoven and some fellas from Jersey. I’m Carolina A. Miranda, staff writer for the Los Angeles Times, with the week’s tastiest culture stories: L.A.'s ...

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Essential Arts & Culture: The new Marciano museum, the Center Theatre ...

New museums! Big retirements! Schubert and Beethoven and some fellas from Jersey. I’m Carolina A. Miranda, staff writer for the Los Angeles Times, with the week’s tastiest culture stories: L.A.'s ...

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Rewarding Young Eco-Friendly ''MVPs''

As part of the Cavs “Most Valuable Planet” program, presented by Republic Services, members of the entertainment teams stopped by Bolton Elementary in Cleveland, Nord Middle ...

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MLB: Jacoby Ellsbury suffers a concussion

New York Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury left Wednesday’s game against the Kansas City Royals because of a concussion and a sprained neck. Ellsbury banged ...

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About the other night: Center Theatre Group raises $4 million as stars ...

CTG's star-studded celebration included Jennifer Hudson, Matthew Broderick, Annette Bening, Tyne Daly, Edward James Olmos, Phylicia Rashad and Louis Gossett Jr.

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Ricardo Lamas-'Korean Zombie,' and Aljamain Sterling-Renan Barao fights ...

A meeting of top-five featherweights and a crossroads bantamweight fight have been added to the UFC 214 card in Anaheim that is headlined by Daniel Cormier’s anticipated light-heavyweight title rematch ...

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As NBA teams make more use of D-League, prospects more open to experience

On March 20, 2014, Wolves rookie center Gorgui Dieng turned heads against the Rockets in Houston. Dieng finished with 22 points, ...

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Season in Review | Jon Leuer

On March 20, 2014, Wolves rookie center Gorgui Dieng turned heads against the Rockets in Houston. Dieng finished with 22 points, ...

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Manu Ginobili transforms Spurs' loss into joyous affair

Despite the disappointment that came with the sweep, the AT&T Center was filled with joy.

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Kings Pre-Draft Workout No. 2

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 ...

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Jason Williams Rookie Gallery

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 ...

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First-Round Candidate: Jarrett Allen

ID CARD: 6-foot-10¼ center, Texas, freshman, 19 years old

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Golf roundup: Billy Horschel beats Jason Day in playoff to win Byron Nelson

Billy Horschel won the AT&T Byron Nelson with a par on the first playoff hole Sunday after Jason Day pulled his four-foot par putt left and past the hole. That miss by Day almost ...

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Angels fall to slumping Mets 3-0, ending a four-game winning streak

Running toward center field, neck craned upward, Mets shortstop Jose Reyes saw the baseball spinning behind him, and he threw both arms up at it until it looked as if he was making a ...

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Timberwolves to Participate in NBA Summer League 2017 in Las Vegas

The Minnesota Timberwolves will participate in this year's NBA Summer League 2017 in Las Vegas at the Thomas & Mack Center ...

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Flashback Friday | Dieng Has 20/20 Game In Houston

On March 20, 2014, Wolves rookie center Gorgui Dieng turned heads against the Rockets in Houston. Dieng finished with 22 points, ...

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DeAndre Jordan named to All-NBA Third Team

The NBA announced today that L.A. Clippers center DeAndre Jordan has been selected to the 2016-17 All-NBA Third Team. ...

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DeAndre Jordan named to All-NBA Third Team

The NBA announced today that L.A. Clippers center DeAndre Jordan has been selected to the 2016-17 All-NBA Third Team. ...

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Man dies after falling during Reds-Cubs game at Wrigley Field

A man who struck his head after tumbling over a railing at Chicago's Wrigley Field has died. The Cook County medical examiner's office says 42-year-old Richard E. Garrity of Wheaton was pronounced ...

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Top NBA Draft Selections at Nos. 5 and 10 Gallery

HOUSTONHouston Rockets center Nenê will miss the remainder of the postseason with a left adductor tear.  The Rockets

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From the Archives: Chick Hearn's domain

The "fabulous" Forum in Inglewood opened Dec. 30, 1967, and the Los Angeles Lakers played their first game there the next day. The arena was home to Hearn and the Los ...

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MLB notes: Rangers will be missing Carlos Gomez

Texas Rangers center fielder Carlos Gomez will be sidelined for four to six weeks because of a right hamstring strain, his team said. Gomez, who is batting .246 with four ...

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Chargers continue offensive line overhaul on eve of organized team activiti

At the end of the Chargers’ rookie minicamp Friday, third-round pick Dan Feeney worked with special-teams coordinator George Stewart while most of his teammates headed off the field. ...

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Positional Breakdown in Review: Center

Following the midseason trade of DeMarcus Cousins, Sacramento used a combination of youth and veteran leadership to anchor the middle, se

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Missing the Martha in Martha Graham Dance

Celebrating Martha Graham’s commitment to new American music, an ambitious five-part program at the Valley Performing Arts Center in Northridge on Saturday found the Graham Dance Company ...

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How the big TV networks are adapting to ad-skipping viewers ... and Google,

It’s the television industry’s biggest week of the year. Thousands of advertisers on Monday will descend on New York City’s most prestigious venues — Radio City Music Hall, ...

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A sad pilgrimage: Returning to Aleppo's once-gleaming mosque, now ravaged ...

Her face was ashen, her solemn manner suggesting a state of grief. “It is as though we lost a close relative,” Haymen Rifai, 60, explained gravely as she stood with her two daughters in the war-pulverized ...

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A sad pilgrimage: Returning to Aleppo's once-gleaming mosque, now ravaged ...

Her face was ashen, her solemn manner suggesting a state of grief. “It is as though we lost a close relative,” Haymen Rifai, 60, explained gravely as she stood with her two daughters in the war-pulverized ...

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Predators' Ryan Johansen lashes out at Ducks' Ryan Kesler over rough play

The popular close-up shot of Sunday’s television broadcast was that of Ducks center Ryan Kesler bumping helmets with Nashville Predators center Ryan Johansen on faceoffs. ...

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2010 NBA Mock Draft
01. John Wall (WW)
02. Evan Turner (76ers)
03. Derrick Favors (NJN)
04. Wesley Johnson (MT)
05. DeMarcus Cousins (SK)
06. Ekpe Udoh (GSW)
07. Greg Monroe (DP)
08. Al-Farouq Aminu (LAC)
09. Gordon Hayward (UJ)
10. Paul George (IP)
2009 NBA Mock Draft
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