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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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Are Rockets, Raptors the 1s? Time will tell when NBA resumes

The Wolves center sparked Team Stephen off bench while Jimmy Butler decided to sit this one out.

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What we learned from the Kings' 3-1 win over the Blackhawks

Again, it wasnít a pretty finish. But again, the Kings walked out of the building with two points. They were outplayed in the third period for the second straight game but ...

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The U.S. healthcare system needs more skills for paying bills, study shows

Healthcare in the United States is really expensive, and one of the reasons is that managing healthcare bills is really, really expensive. Just how expensive? At one large academic medical center, ...

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Struggling Hornets fire general manager amid 24-33 season

The Wolves center sparked Team Stephen off bench while Jimmy Butler decided to sit this one out.

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MikeCheck on Grizzlies: The mindset of Marc Gasol as Grizz center copes ...

The longtime Grizzlies fan nervously awaited her turn, then approached the microphone, peered directly ahead at general manager Chris Wallace and keyed in on a specific subject: ...

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Young basketball players from around the world enjoyed the experience ...

Kobe spent the weekend working out at the Lakersí practice facility in El Segundo. But donít start pulling Bryantís retired jersey down from the Staples Center rafters just yet. Kobe ...

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Kings, Blackhawks agree that racial taunts have no place in hockey or ...

An incident involving Washington Capitals forward Devante Smith-Pelly was addressed Monday before the Kings and Chicago ...

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Towns Shines On All-Star Stage

In his first of many All-Star games, Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns did not disappoint.

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Fergie's unusual NBA All-Star Game national anthem confuses, amuses Draymon

Fergie tried something different with her national anthem at the NBA All-Star Game, and not everybody was cheering. The Black Eyed Peas singer's slow, bluesy rendition ...

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All-Star experience in L.A. hopefully leads LeBron James to join Lakers

Remember this, LeBron. Remember how you celebrated the sound of the buzzer by sticking out your arms, screaming from your gut, running across the floor, leaping into chests. Remember how the Staples ...

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For Compton native DeMar DeRozan, All-Star game in L.A. was 'dream come ...

DeMar DeRozan eased his way into the interview room Sunday night wearing a black baseball cap backwards, his black backpack slung over his shoulder and his feelings still raw ...

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Towns playfully says he's enjoying a break from Thibs' yelling

The Wolves center sparks Team Stephen off bench; Butler sits this one out

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Timberwolves' Karl-Anthony Towns proves he belongs in his first NBA All-Sta

The Wolves center sparks Team Stephen off bench; Butler sits this one out

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Celebrities flock to Staples Center for NBA All-Star Game

The NBA All-Star Game in Los Angeles means star power. On the court and in the stands.

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Post-Olympic letdown nearly drove Nick Goepper to take his own life. After

Concerns raised about the Olympics often center on the places that stage the Games, specifically what will happen to these debt-ridden municipalities when the festival leaves town. Less ...

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Dame Lets His Guard Down At All-Star Weekend

LOS ANGELES --††Sunday night at Staples Center, Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard will join the likes of LeBron J

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It'll be a jam-packed Saturday with Southern Section and City Section ...

Oh, how much I miss the crazy days of last basketball season, when there were long lines and all 10,258 seats at USCís Galen Center were sold out by 4:30 p.m. for the ...

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The week ahead in L.A. classical music, Feb. 18-25: The Danish String ...

Black Violin The string duo mixes classical and hip-hop. Musco Center for the Arts, Chapman University, 415 N. Glassell St., Orange. Sun., 7:30 p.m. $30-$55. (844) 626-8726. Candide ...

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Laos remakes itself as an adventure center, an evolution that serves the ...

Vangviang hugs the Nam Song River in front of craggy mountains that stand like sentries in a magic kingdom. In the morning and late afternoon, fog settles below the mountain peaks, ...

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Elijah Stewart unstoppable in USC victory over Oregon State

Elijah Stewart couldnít miss. The senior guard knocked down five consecutive three-pointers and threw in a couple alley-oops Saturday as USC cruised to a 72-59 victory over Oregon State ...

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Danny Garcia stops Brandon Rios in 9th round

Danny Garcia stopped Brandon Rios with a right hand in the ninth round Saturday night in their WBC welterweight world title elimination bout. Garcia (34-1, 20 KOs) beat Rios (34-4-1, 25 KOs) at Mandalay ...

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Suns' Devin Booker breaks Steph Curry record in winning Three-Point Shootin

Tobias Harris started the Three-Point Shooting Contest in grand fashion, knocking down 18 threes in the first round, advancing the Clippers forward to the ...

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The stars did not align for L.A. this All-Star game

The NBA will hold its seasonís biggest party Sunday at Staples Center, the 67th All-Star game, and the building will be filled with the cacophony of glamour. ...

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Here's what we want to see most in the all-new NBA All-Star game

The first miss of the 2018 All-Star game happened long before any of the players took the court for 48 minutes of long-range shooting, high-flying dunks and mimed ďdefense.Ē Sunday ...

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Long Beach civic center is getting a $900-million makeover that's a model ...

Long Beach City Hall is not long for this world. The concrete-winged tower looks stout enough, but itís not someplace youíd choose to be in an earthquake. Dedicated in the bicentennial year of 1976, ...

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Fiery truck crash in Rialto leaves at least five dead and 10 Freeway shut ...

A concrete truck careened through the center divider of the 10 Freeway in Rialto and collided with multiple vehicles, leaving at least five dead, officials said Friday. The fiery crash ...

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Quavo leads Team Clippers past Team Lakers in NBA All-Star Celebrity Game

Recording artist Quavo of Migos scored 19 points to lead Team Clippers to a 75-66 victory over Team Lakers on Friday evening ...

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Ingram, Kuzma Ready for Hometown Rising Stars Challenge

Brandon Ingram and Kyle Kuzma will hit the floor for the Lakers at the Rising Stars Challenge at STAPLES Center.

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As season winds down, UCLA fans wonder: Will they stay or will they go?

The goodbyes will be difficult Saturday night inside Pauley Pavilion, partly because UCLA fans donít know how many are needed. Center Thomas Welsh will play his final home game as a ...

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2018 All-Star Friday: Domantas Sabonis Takes Center Stage

Editor's Note: Pacers.com's Wheat Hotchkiss is in Los Angeles for NBA All-Star Weekend.

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