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Clips' Crawford (foot) out against rival Lakers Updated Jan 4, 2013
Los Angeles Clippers guard and Sixth Man of the Year candidate Jamal Crawford will miss Friday's game against the Los Angeles Lakers with a sore left foot.
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  • Hostility In Hollywood Jan 4, 2013
    The Lakers have lost two of three since winning five straight, and the Clippers have now dropped two in a row. Both look to bounce back, and gain some L.A. bragging rights.
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  • Clippers win by overcoming Lakers' late comeback Jan 4, 2013
    The Lakers' made a strong comeback attempt in the fourth, but even Kobe Bryant's 38 could not prevent the Clippers from winning their 11th straight home game, 107-102.
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  • Preview: Lakers vs. Clippers

    After 31 games, the Lakers (15-16) are still suffering through the same struggles they've been having the entire season. They looked to have answered a lot of their problems after posting their season-best streak of 6 wins to end the month of December, …
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  • Sources: Howell, Dodgers agree to 1-year deal Jan 4, 2013
    Left-hander J.P. Howell has agreed to a one-year deal with the Los Angeles Dodgers for just under $3 million in base salary, plus performance bonuses, sources told ESPN The Magazine's Buster Olney.
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  • Clippers eye L.A. bragging rights in Staples Center tilt Jan 4, 2013
    Clippers eye L.A. bragging rights in Staples Center tilt
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  • George Karl: Nuggets embarrassed themselves in loss to Love-less, Rubio-less Timberwolves Jan 4, 2013
    On Wednesday morning, the Denver Nuggets were flying high, celebrating a big-time win that snapped the Los Angeles Clippers' franchise-record 17-game winning streak and looking like a team that had finally hit its stride after a tough-as-nails early-sea…
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  • Trumbo could make Angels' offense special Jan 4, 2013
    If Mark Trumbo can recover from a brutal second half and recapture the success that made him an All-Star leading up to it, then the Angels really have something special on offense.
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  • A Team In Disarray: There's much at stake for the Lakers in the Battl… Jan 4, 2013
    There's much at stake for the Lakers in the Battle of L.A. tonight. With a tough schedule ahead of them, the Lakers need to get back on track against the rival Clippers, says Chris Mannix.
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  • Kemp, Billingsley progressing from their injuries Jan 4, 2013
    Matt Kemp and Chad Billingsley, two of the most prominent Dodgers rehabbing injuries, have made it to this point in the offseason without a physical setback, according to agent Dave Stewart.
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  • Warriors rookie Kent Bazemore’s bench celebrations are great (VIDEO) Jan 4, 2013
    First, it was Ronny Turiaf with the Los Angeles Lakers (and, later, the Clippers). Then, it was Robert Sacre following in Turiaf's excited forum-blue-and-gold footsteps. And now, California's other NBA team has an energetic end-of-the-bench champion all…
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  • Buss tweets news of engagement to ex-Lakers coach Jackson Jan 4, 2013
    Known for getting rings, Phil Jackson finally has given one as well.
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  • Strauss: It's time to hold Rams - and Bradford - fully accountable Jan 4, 2013
    Fair questions persist about QB’s ability to sense and respond to pressure and his ability to improvise.
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  • Rams have tough calls on free agents Jan 4, 2013
    Five of the 13 players on the unrestricted list were starters when healthy.
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  • Rams Team Awards: Rookie of the Year — CB Janoris Jenkins Jenkins… Jan 4, 2013
    Rookie of the Year — CB Janoris Jenkins Jenkins had a few growing pains this season, but you just can’t sneeze at 4 defensive TDs (3 INT and a fumble return). Coach Fisher had this to say about his rookie sensation, “…the last three or four weeks
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  • Video - Lakers-Clippers Preview 03:47

    Lakers-Clippers Preview

    Jan 4
    Stephen A. Smith breaks down the top storylines for Friday night's matchup between the Lakers and Clippers.
  • Video - Chris Paul, Clippers Hold Off Lakers 01:42

    Chris Paul, Clippers Hold Off Lakers

    Jan 4
    Chris Paul had 30 points and 13 assists to help the Clippers top the Lakers, despite a 38-point effort from Kobe Bryant.
  • Video - Kobe Dunks On Chris Paul 00:22

    Kobe Dunks On Chris Paul

    Jan 4
    Check out Kobe Bryant's big dunk on Chris Paul.