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Los Angeles Lakers guard Lonzo Ball grades his rookie season

Between being the No. 2 overall pick, playing for a storied franchise in a large market and receiving constant praise from his father, Lonzo Ball entered his rookie season highly advertised. With that came scrutiny at times, mostly stemming from his failure to shoot anywhere near the same clip he did in college. Ball shot 55 percent from the field and ...

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Lakers unveil statue of Elgin Baylor outside Staples Center

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Lakers unveiled a statue of Elgin Baylor before Friday night’s home game against the Minnesota Timberwolves. Baylor’s statue became the sixth that decorates the front of Staples Center, joining Shaquille O’Neal, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Magic Johnson, Jerry West and Chick Hearn. “I certain… News

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Butler returns to help Wolves beat Lakers, reclaim sole possession of 8th

LOS ANGELES (AP) Jimmy Butler scored 18 points in his return from right knee surgery, Jeff Teague had 25 points and eight assists, and the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Los Angeles Lakers 113-96 on Friday night. Butler played 22 1/2 minutes and was 7 for 10 from the field in his first game since getting hurt against Hous… NBA | ...

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