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Luke Lakers Rout Clippers 106-78

Kobe takes a backseat in victory over arena-sharing rivals

(Newser) - Luke Walton scored 13 of his 18 points in the fourth quarter and the Los Angeles Lakers beat the short-handed Clippers 106-78 Thursday night for their fifth win in six games. The victory moved the Lakers (54-25) within 1 1/2 games of the Western Conference-leading New Orleans Hornets entering... More »

Snubbed Prince Sinks Lakers

Kobe has 39 points, 10 rebounds, and career-high 11 turnovers

(Newser) - Passed over for the All-Star Game yet again, lanky swingman Tayshaun Prince responded by deposing the Lakers with a late three-pointer, sealing it 90-89. Prince led the Pistons with 22 points and left Los Angeles with 4.5 seconds in regulation; although Kobe Bryant scored 39, the last shot was... More »

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