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Lakers Can Grab Kobe’s Replacement at No. 2

The big excitement out of the gates in the NBA Draft hinges on if the Los Angeles Lakers pick guard D’Angelo Russell out of Ohio State to play as a temporary backcourt mate and ultimate heir to Kobe Bryant.


Kentucky Duo, Son of ‘The Glove’ All-Americans at Break

Defense dominates the All-American team at the break. Kentucky’s duo underneath held UCLA Saturday to 3 of 37 shooting in the first half to rank as the best center and power forward, while the son of Gary “the Glove” Payton of the same name remains the only player in the country among national leaders in seven of eight categories.

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