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March 25, 2010 | From staff reports
Midwest Regional Baylor (27-7) vs. St. Mary's (28-5): Center Omar Samhan has dominated in St. Mary's two tournament victories, but he'll be facing a Baylor lineup that can include 7-foot Josh Lomers, 6-10 Ekpe Udoh and 6-10 Anthony Jones. St. Mary's has also received strong guard play from Mickey McConnell and Matt Dellavedova. Baylor's backcourt of Tweety Carter and LaceDarius Dunn is a good one, too, though the Bears have nearly as many turnovers as assists. Duke (31-5)
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December 16, 2012 | By Eric Pincus
The Lakers visit the Philadelphia 76ers on Sunday night, playing their fourth of four on the road.  This is the first meeting between the Lakers and Sixers since the Dwight Howard/Andrew Bynum/Andre Iguodala trade that landed Howard in Los Angeles. Bynum is a Sixer in name but has yet to play, struggling with knee issues.  Philadelphia may not have point guard Jrue Holiday, who is a game-time decision after a foot injury. The Sixers (12-11) are currently eighth in the Eastern Conference after losing two straight.  The Lakers (10-14)
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June 24, 2010
Now for the NBA draft, otherwise known as The Calm Before LeBron. In brief, Washington will take Kentucky's John Wall, who should awaken the Wizards from their deep sleep as if kissed by a prince. Then Philadelphia will take Ohio State's Evan Turner, who should awaken the 76ers, etc. Aside from the premium picks, however, Thursday's draft is merely final maneuvers for July 1, when LeBron James and a superstar-studded class with Dwyane Wade, Amare Stoudemire, Chris Bosh and Joe Johnson are officially free agents.
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January 1, 2013 | By Eric Pincus
Sixers 103 - Lakers 99 (end of regulation) The Sixers upended the Lakers 103-99 at Staples Center Tuesday night. Jrue Holiday, who missed the December game between the two clubs, scored 26 points and dished 10 assists. The Lakers struggled to deal with Philadelphia's pick and roll much of the night. Spencer Hawes seemed to hit a long jumper every time the Lakers needed a crucial stop. Philadelphia missed four-straight free throws but the Lakers didn't have the time (or ability)
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December 29, 2013 | By Eric Pincus
The Philadelphia 76ers won only their second road game of the season by finishing off the Lakers, 111-104. The Lakers overcame a 13-point deficit to take a 97-94 lead with 5:46 left in the game.  The 76ers responded with a 17-7 run to improve to 9-21 on the season. Philadelphia forward Thaddeus Young led all scorers with 25 points and he collected nine rebounds.  Evan Turner added 22 points for Philadelphia, which shot 41.1% from the field. The Lakers struggled with their shooting, making only 36.9% from the field while turning the ball over 22 times.
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December 16, 2012 | By Eric Pincus
Lakers 111 - Sixers 98 (final) The Lakers played a loose brand of basketball in Philadelphia on Sunday, taking advantage of a Sixers squad playing without their point guard (Jrue Holiday) and center (Andrew Bynum). The Lakers have a little more experience to this point without Steve Nash and Pau Gasol, although not much to show for it in record. Metta World Peace was a force, scoring 19 points, pulling down a career-high 16 rebounds, blocking two shots and collecting four steals.
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December 20, 2009 | Mark Heisler
Feeling drafty already I'm coming to you live from The Times' Draft Central, which we're not showing you because it's my office at home and I haven't picked up lately. Not that this is a scoop, but a furious debate is already underway . . . as to who the No. 2 pick will be. Forget No. 1. That's locked up. 1. John Wall , 6-4, 195, Fr., Kentucky. Imagine Kobe Bryant as a point guard at 17. "I was sitting there with [a Western GM]," said another Western team official of Kentucky's Dec. 9 win over Connecticut in New York.
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March 16, 2009 | Associated Press
Duke is back in a familiar position: champion of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament. The No. 9 Blue Devils swamped upstart Florida State with a barrage of three-point shots on the way to a 79-69 victory in the title game Sunday in Atlanta, giving Duke its ninth ACC tournament crown in 12 years. Jon Scheyer, the tournament's most valuable player, scored 29 points, Gerald Henderson had 27 and the Blue Devils (28-6) turned in one of their most complete performances of the season.
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