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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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More than a million migrants in Europe stuck in limbo, still waiting for ...

Of the 2.2 million people who fled their countries and sought refuge in Europe during 2015 and 2016, about half were still awaiting final decisions on their asylum applications at the end of December, ...

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Mexico's earthquake is a sobering and graphic reminder of what's in store ...

There’s a video on Twitter that I can’t stop replaying. An apartment building shivers violently during the magnitude 7.1 earthquake near Mexico City on Tuesday. Without warning, the building collapses ...

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The Curious Case of Alex Len

Alex Len deserves a legit chance as a starting center, or it can almost be guaranteed he will get that opportunity somewhere else. In all this free agency drama and the fact that the ...

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Center Mason Plumlee returning to Nuggets on 3-year, $41M deal

Plumlee is the latest addition to the Nuggets' active offseason.

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Plumlee returns to Nuggets on 3-year, $41M deal

Denver Nuggets center Mason Plumlee agreed to a three-year, $41 million deal to return to the team, reports ESPN.com's Adrian ...

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Mason Plumlee returns to Nuggets with 3-year, $41 million deal

Denver Nuggets center Mason Plumlee agreed to a three-year, $41 million deal to return to the team, reports ESPN.com's Adrian ...

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Dirk Nowitzki doesn't rule out playing two more seasons

Dallas Mavericks center Dirk Nowitzki said he could play two more seasons if he "can stay sort of healthy."

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Joey Gallo's monster home run helps Rangers beat Angels, 4-2

Joey Gallo hit a monster home run and Miguel Gonzalez pitched well to lead the Rangers to a 4-2 victory over the Angels on Sunday at Angel Stadium. Gallo hit the second-inning home run 490 feet ...

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Get a peek inside the Emmy's lavish after-party, the Governors Ball

More than  5,000 gold-colored, paper tubes (ranging in length from 2 to 20 feet) have been suspended from the ceiling at the Los Angeles Convention Center to channel the look of "Golden ...

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The week ahead in L.A. classical music, Sept. 17-24: Joshua Bell, Los ...

Beethoven’s Fifth Revealed Pacific Symphony performs Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5 plus the final scene from Wagner’s “Die Walküre” featuring bass-baritone Greer Grimsley. Renée and Henry Segerstrom ...

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Martin Shkreli is in jail with terrorism and mob suspects, and no Internet

Inmate No. 87850-053 has no Internet access. That could be the least of the inconveniences ahead for “Pharma Bro” Martin Shkreli, whose online rantings about Hillary Clinton prompted a judge this ...

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Special operations forces injured in explosion at Ft. Bragg

An explosion during a training exercise injured a number of U.S. special operations forces at Ft. Bragg on Thursday. The soldiers were taken to the Army base's Womack Army Medical Center ...

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An open SVG heads to camp determined to find right Pistons lineup mix

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Lakers retirarán las camisetas de Kobe Bryant

Tanto la 8 como la 24 tendrán su lugar en STAPLES Center.

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From the Archives: Aircraft boneyard at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base

Since 1946, part of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson has served as an aircraft storage and preservation center for the U.S. military. Currently, the 309th Aerospace Maintenance ...

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Sparks rally in series opener against Mercury

Fourteen years ago, a rivalry now overflowing with mutual respect took root in the first game that mattered between Alana Beard of Duke and Diana Taurasi of Connecticut, then college juniors and ...

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Minnesota Timberwolves tidbits: Wolves' franchise pricetag

Target Center is getting closer to completion, Minnesota Timberwolves franchise value and much, much more on Sep. 9 version ...

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How does Las Vegas prevent catastrophic floods? The answer is in this ...

"Desert Ramparts: Defending Las Vegas From the Flood" is an eye-opening exhibition at the Center for Land Use Interpretation in Culver City.

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How does Las Vegas prevent catastrophic floods? The answer is in this ...

"Desert Ramparts: Defending Las Vegas From the Flood" is an eye-opening exhibition at the Center for Land Use Interpretation in Culver City.

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Bleacher Report Picks Nurkic As A 'Breakout' Candidate At Center

As anyone who paid attention to his first 20 games as a Trail Blazers could tell you, the expectations for center Jusuf Nurkic entering t

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Jeffrey Tuchman, filmmaker who introduced Bill Clinton to America, dies ...

Jeffrey Tuchman, a prolific filmmaker who helped introduce Bill Clinton to America and won awards for exploring topics such as civil rights and the evolution of modern medicine, has died. Tuchman ...

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Sixers, Harris Family Foundation Celebrate Opening of New PAL Center

PHILADELPHIA - The smell of fresh hardwood - northern hard maple wood, to be precise - was immediate, and symbolic.

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Hurricane Irma called 'potentially catastrophic' as it bears down on the ...

Less than two weeks after Hurricane Harvey devastated parts of Texas and Louisiana, another “potentially catastrophic” storm was bearing down on the northeastern Caribbean and could threaten Florida ...

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Why the federal government urgently needs to fund more cancer research

Two weeks ago I lay in a hospital bed at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine and watched a clear, garlicky-smelling bag of my re-engineered white blood ...

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AEG's Beckerman is the man in the middle of a string of noteworthy boxing ...

As president and CEO of Anschutz Entertainment Group, Dan Beckerman has plenty of responsibilities. What has become obvious this summer is that the man who runs Staples Center, StubHub ...

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This group is putting women at the center of the battle to fix California's

The Essie Justice Group is training women with incarcerated loved ones to become their own lobbyists as the battle to pass bail reform legislation rages in Sacramento.

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Timberwolves Roundup: Target Center renovation, David Adelman

The Target Center renovations continue with some sneak peeks via Twitter, plus former Timberwolves assistant David Adelman has left Orlando ...

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Tennis superstar Serena Williams gives birth to a baby girl

Serena Williams, who used the tennis courts of Compton as a springboard to a spectacular career, gave birth to her first child — a girl — on Friday at St. Mary’s Medical Center in West ...

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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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09. Gordon Hayward (UJ)
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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