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The Mercury News
In with some swag: Nick Young’s impressive Warriors debuthad an indirect introduction to Steve Kerr’s offense during his time with the L
The Mercury News / Posted 11 hours ago
had an indirect introduction to Steve Kerr’s offense during his time with the Lakers last year as the team’s head coach Luke Walton was a former lead assistant to Kerr. Young flourished in the offense, averaging a career high in three-point... Read more
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The Mercury News
How Nick Young’s time with Mike D’Antoni could prepare him for Warriorsleaked video about his private life, Young had a comeback season last year unde
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
leaked video about his private life, Young had a comeback season last year under Lakers coach and former Warriors assistant Luke Walton. After he reflected on those times he described as “up and down,” Young circled back on his “good time with... Read more
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TSN
TSN.ca's Pacific preview: Can anything stop the Dubs?point guard is prodigiously gifted and starred in Summer League. An outstanding
TSN / Posted yesterday
point guard is prodigiously gifted and starred in Summer League. An outstanding passer with court vision beyond his years, Luke Walton hopes that Ball can emerge as even half the player the last top-four pick out of UCLA did: Russell Westbrook in... Read more
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SportingNews
Lonzo Ball won't miss Lakers opener with ankle injury: 'I’m playing for sure'preseason games, he was a full participant in practice Thursday before also scr
SportingNews / Posted yesterday
preseason games, he was a full participant in practice Thursday before also scrimmaging Monday. According to Lakers coach Luke Walton, Ball's performance could have been better. "Lonzo showed why he's going to be really good," Walton said. "But... Read more
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Herald Sun
What to expect from every NBA Aussiethe 32-year-old, but, when he does see the floor, he has the potential to be ef
Herald Sun / Posted yesterday
the 32-year-old, but, when he does see the floor, he has the potential to be effective. Bogut knows the system head coach, Luke Walton, likes to play, so he should be able to quickly adapt on both ends. Bogut will also have a host of young talent... Read more
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Perth Now
What to expect from every NBA Aussiethe 32-year-old, but, when he does see the floor, he has the potential to be ef
Perth Now / Posted 2 days ago
the 32-year-old, but, when he does see the floor, he has the potential to be effective. Bogut knows the system head coach, Luke Walton, likes to play, so he should be able to quickly adapt on both ends. Bogut will also have a host of young talent... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Lonzo Ball on Lakers opener: 'I'm playing, for sure'marked a milestone in his readiness for Thursday’s game. “Lonzo showed why he’
Los Angeles Times / Posted 2 days ago
marked a milestone in his readiness for Thursday’s game. “Lonzo showed why he’s gonna be really good,” Lakers coach Luke Walton said of Monday’s practice. “But he also showed that he’s been out for a couple weeks with some of the turnovers... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Lonzo Ball "Playing For Sure" in Season Openerhis involvement in Thursday's season opener. Ball admitted that he was rusty f
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 2 days ago
his involvement in Thursday's season opener. Ball admitted that he was rusty from the time on the sidelines and his coach, Luke Walton, echoed that same sentiment. Both referenced the point guard's passing being a bit off the mark. However, the... Read more
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Philly.com
NBA team-by-team previewsGeorge … No. 2 overall pick Lonzo Ball dealt with an ankle injury during the pr
Philly.com / Posted 2 days ago
George … No. 2 overall pick Lonzo Ball dealt with an ankle injury during the preseason, but should be fine … Lakers coach Luke Walton was asked midway through camp for his impressions of former Villanova star Josh Hart, who the Lakers traded for... Read more
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The Courier Mail
What to expect from every NBA Aussiethe 32-year-old, but, when he does see the floor, he has the potential to be ef
The Courier Mail / Posted 2 days ago
the 32-year-old, but, when he does see the floor, he has the potential to be effective. Bogut knows the system head coach, Luke Walton, likes to play, so he should be able to quickly adapt on both ends. Bogut will also have a host of young talent... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Larry Nance Jr. has the Lakers' last starting position in his sightshustle, play defense, grab rebounds and do all the dirty work that gets me on t
Los Angeles Times / Posted 3 days ago
hustle, play defense, grab rebounds and do all the dirty work that gets me on the court,” Nance said. Starting “is up to Luke” Walton, his coach. Nance’s advantage goes beyond the rib muscle injury that former first-round pick Julius Randle... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
LA Lakers Make Cuts, Set Roster for 2017-18 Seasonat the position, along with rookie Kyle Kuzma expected to get minutes at the po
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 3 days ago
at the position, along with rookie Kyle Kuzma expected to get minutes at the position. At power forward, Lakers coach Luke Walton has Julius Randle, Larry Nance Jr. and the aforementioned Kuzma, with the coach still searching to find the best... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
What we learned from the Lakers' preseason: The team is a work in progressone-workout day to finish the week. In reality, though, the work only began wi
Los Angeles Times / Posted 3 days ago
one-workout day to finish the week. In reality, though, the work only began with those intense sessions. Lakers coach Luke Walton made clear that while two-a-days ended early, the training would continue. And as the preseason closed, power... Read more
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WA Today
Andrew Bogut ready for big things with the Los Angeles Lakersand rebound while also making his shots and free throws, suddenly the contendin
WA Today / Posted 4 days ago
and rebound while also making his shots and free throws, suddenly the contending sides will be chasing him. Lakers coach Luke Walton, who played a pivotal role in signing Bogut, said his leadership was already coming to the fore. "He has a lot to... Read more
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Canberra Times
Andrew Bogut ready for big things with the Los Angeles Lakersand rebound while also making his shots and free throws, suddenly the contendin
Canberra Times / Posted 4 days ago
and rebound while also making his shots and free throws, suddenly the contending sides will be chasing him. Lakers coach Luke Walton, who played a pivotal role in signing Bogut, said his leadership was already coming to the fore. "He has a lot to... Read more
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The Age
Andrew Bogut ready for big things with the Los Angeles Lakersand rebound while also making his shots and free throws, suddenly the contendin
The Age / Posted 4 days ago
and rebound while also making his shots and free throws, suddenly the contending sides will be chasing him. Lakers coach Luke Walton, who played a pivotal role in signing Bogut, said his leadership was already coming to the fore. "He has a lot to... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Andrew Bogut ready for big things with the Los Angeles Lakersand rebound while also making his shots and free throws, suddenly the contendin
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 4 days ago
and rebound while also making his shots and free throws, suddenly the contending sides will be chasing him. Lakers coach Luke Walton, who played a pivotal role in signing Bogut, said his leadership was already coming to the fore. "He has a lot to... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Lakers to Start Larry Nance Jr. at Power Forward?"I wouldn't tell you guys anyways," Los Angeles Lakers coach Luke Walton smiled
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 4 days ago
"I wouldn't tell you guys anyways," Los Angeles Lakers coach Luke Walton smiled following his team's 111-104 win over the LA Clippers to wrap up the 2017 exhibition season. Walton was answering a question inquiring if the coach had his starters... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
No Lonzo Ball for Lakers, Clippers at Staples Center FridayLos Angeles Lakers coach Luke Walton is listening to his trainers and sitting o
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 5 days ago
Los Angeles Lakers coach Luke Walton is listening to his trainers and sitting out Lonzo Ball for Friday night's preseason finale, as the highly touted rookie recovers from an ankle injury that he suffered on Oct. 2 against the Denver Nuggets at... Read more
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SportingNews
Top 15 NBA centers for 2017-18: Big men aren't extinct just yetnot clear how the Lakers’ lineup is going to shake out, but Lopez will be the m
SportingNews / Posted 5 days ago
not clear how the Lakers’ lineup is going to shake out, but Lopez will be the man in the middle, and he will give coach Luke Walton a steady scoring hand while the youngsters around him continue to deal with their growing pains.13. Steven Adams,... Read more
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Island Packet
Lakers looking to put up a much stronger defense28th once. Most of the Lakers roster has never played on a competent defensive
Island Packet / Posted 5 days ago
28th once. Most of the Lakers roster has never played on a competent defensive team, and it's a problem that predates coach Luke Walton, who took over the team after being on the coaching staff of the Golden State Warriors, one of the best defensive... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Lonzo Ball returns to practice for his most extensive workout since spraining his left ankleis what set me back a little bit,” Ball said. “A lot of it will depend on how
Los Angeles Times / Posted 6 days ago
is what set me back a little bit,” Ball said. “A lot of it will depend on how he feels when he wakes up,” Lakers coach Luke Walton said. “I’m sure he’s going to be sore later today. We’ll see if there’s any swelling in the morning. … He looked... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Lakers Rookie Kyle Kuzma Turning Headsminutes at power forward, but with the emergence of Kuzma, that position grows
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 6 days ago
minutes at power forward, but with the emergence of Kuzma, that position grows immensely more complicated for Lakers coach Luke Walton. Kuzma's transition from college to the NBA has been so impressive that one has to truly consider which of Kuzma... Read more
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Inside Hoops
Lonzo Ball misses another game due to ankle sprainto see how his ankle felt after going through the workout to determine how to p
Inside Hoops / Posted 6 days ago
to see how his ankle felt after going through the workout to determine how to proceed. “Let’s get him to practice, see how it feels tomorrow after doing whatever he did [Tuesday] and we will keep taking it day to day,” Lakers coach Luke Walton s... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Lakers looking to improve what has been a dreadful defense28th once. Most of the Lakers roster has never played on a competent defensive
Los Angeles Times / Posted 6 days ago
28th once. Most of the Lakers roster has never played on a competent defensive team, and it’s a problem that predates coach Luke Walton, who took over the team after being on the coaching staff of the Golden State Warriors, one of the best defensive... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Lakers guard Jordan Clarkson strives to be a complete playersee how it feels tomorrow after doing whatever he did [Tuesday] and we will kee
Los Angeles Times / Posted 7 days ago
see how it feels tomorrow after doing whatever he did [Tuesday] and we will keep taking it day to day,” Lakers coach Luke Walton said. Reserve point guard Alex Caruso, on a two-way contract, played a team-high 31 minutes 49 seconds and... Read more
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Perth Now
Aussie big man Bogut sidelined with groin injuryis expected to force him out of Sunday’s (AEDT) final pre-season game against t
Perth Now / Posted 7 days ago
is expected to force him out of Sunday’s (AEDT) final pre-season game against the Los Angeles Clippers. Lakers head coach Luke Walton described the injury as ‘not very serious’, and expects his centre to be ready by the team’s first regular season... Read more
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Philboxing
Kyle Kuzma among new faces for hopeful LakersCaldwell-Pope and Andrew Bogut during the offseason, giving the​ ballclub a uni
Philboxing / Posted 8 days ago
Caldwell-Pope and Andrew Bogut during the offseason, giving the​ ballclub a unique blend of youth and experience.​ Luke Walton ​returns as head coach but the Lakers' basketball operations department got a major upgrade in the past months... Read more
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Bleacher Report
LA Lakers Need to Downgrade Expectations for 'Uptight' Brandon Ingramconsecutive years—the Lakers need their top picks to pan out, including Ingram
Bleacher Report / Posted 8 days ago
consecutive years—the Lakers need their top picks to pan out, including Ingram and 2017 No. 2 pick Lonzo Ball. Head coach Luke Walton believes that once again, over time, Ingram will find his way. "It's similar to how last year went. Early on, we... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Five takeaways from the Lakers' 75-69 win over the Sacramento Kingswho lost a son last weekend in the shooting across the street from Mandalay Bay
Los Angeles Times / Posted 9 days ago
who lost a son last weekend in the shooting across the street from Mandalay Bay. Especially impressive was Lakers coach Luke Walton. He has a natural gift for making people feel comfortable around him, and he used that to its best purpose Sunday... Read more
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SportingNews
Lonzo Ball (ankle) could sit out rest of preseason, Lakers hinthim until the regular season. “Well, he tried to do some stuff in practice (Sa
SportingNews / Posted 9 days ago
him until the regular season. “Well, he tried to do some stuff in practice (Saturday) and he couldn’t,” Lakers coach Luke Walton said after shootaround Sunday (via the Los Angeles Times). “Even before practice … he was just limping around. It... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Lakers play it safe with injured rookie Ballon Denver Nuggets point guard Emmanuel Mudiay’s foot near the end of the first
Manila Standard Today / Posted 9 days ago
on Denver Nuggets point guard Emmanuel Mudiay’s foot near the end of the first half of a pre-season contest. Lakers coach Luke Walton said Ball, the second overall selection in the draft in June, had trouble with lateral movement. There was some... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Lakers try to help ease Vegas’ painhis lips parted, his face glowed and for a few moments he stopped thinking abou
Los Angeles Times / Posted 9 days ago
his lips parted, his face glowed and for a few moments he stopped thinking about the pain. He laughed when Lakers coach Luke Walton turned to Tracey Robbins, Quade’s mother, and asked if she was Quade’s sister. His eyes widened as Walton shared... Read more
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Inquirier.net
NBA: Lakers play safe with injured rookie Ballon Denver Nuggets point guard Emmanuel Mudiay’s foot near the end of the first
Inquirier.net / Posted 10 days ago
on Denver Nuggets point guard Emmanuel Mudiay’s foot near the end of the first half of a pre-season contest. Lakers coach Luke Walton said Ball, the second overall selection in the draft in June, had trouble with lateral... Read more
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give me sport
What the Lakers are planning to do with Lonzo Ball after ankle injuryas a potential face of the Los Angeles Lakers' franchise. Article continues be
give me sport / Posted 10 days ago
as a potential face of the Los Angeles Lakers' franchise. Article continues below According to ESPN.com, Lakers coach Luke Walton said there's a chance Ball could miss the rest of the preseason after suffering a sprained ankle against the... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Lonzo Ball will miss Sunday's game — and possibly the rest of the preseasonto it as a minor left ankle sprain. “Well, he tried to do some stuff in practi
Los Angeles Times / Posted 10 days ago
to it as a minor left ankle sprain. “Well, he tried to do some stuff in practice yesterday and he couldn’t,” Lakers coach Luke Walton said after shootaround on Sunday. “Even before practice he was working with Miles and he was just limping around.... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Lakers return to Las Vegas, where they tried to lay the foundation for success this summerwhat was learned there: Summer League head coach Jud Buechler: “Our plan was f
Los Angeles Times / Posted 11 days ago
what was learned there: Summer League head coach Jud Buechler: “Our plan was from the start, talking to Luke [Lakers coach Luke Walton], the focus was going to be defense and running and trying not to run an offense. First two games things didn’t... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Winderman: True test will come for Justise Winslow, just not nowAngeles Lakers, who now feature his former agent, Rob Pelinka, as general manag
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 11 days ago
Angeles Lakers, who now feature his former agent, Rob Pelinka, as general manager. "Spectator, encourager," Lakers coach Luke Walton told reporters of Bosh's role at the practice session. "He was talking to Julius [Randle] a couple times. He... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Hip makes Young doubtful for Sundayexhibition against the Kings. Though Young played in a system similar to the Wa
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 12 days ago
exhibition against the Kings. Though Young played in a system similar to the Warriors’ last season under Steve Kerr protege Luke Walton in Los Angeles, he would benefit from as much playing time in the preseason as possible. Young arrived at... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Lakers' Lonzo Ball limited in practice because of sprained anklebe donated to family members, victims and first responders who were impacted by
Los Angeles Times / Posted 12 days ago
be donated to family members, victims and first responders who were impacted by the shooting on Sunday night. Lakers coach Luke Walton said Ball is day to day. “We’ll see,” Walton said. “We would love to have him out there, obviously. But we are... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Kobe Bryant said he would kneel for national anthem if he were still playingnational anthem as a compromise to not offend the military while also shedding
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 12 days ago
national anthem as a compromise to not offend the military while also shedding light on injustice in the country. Coach Luke Walton, a former teammate of Bryant's, said last week: “I think (the players) chose to show that we are united in this... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Kobe Bryant said he would kneel for national anthem if he were still playingnational anthem as a compromise to not offend the military while also shedding
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 12 days ago
national anthem as a compromise to not offend the military while also shedding light on injustice in the country. Coach Luke Walton, a former teammate of Bryant's, said last week: “I think (the players) chose to show that we are united in this... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Kobe Bryant said he would kneel for national anthem if he were still playingnational anthem as a compromise to not offend the military while also shedding
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 12 days ago
national anthem as a compromise to not offend the military while also shedding light on injustice in the country. Coach Luke Walton, a former teammate of Bryant's, said last week: “I think (the players) chose to show that we are united in this... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Nick Young doubtful for Warriors’ exhibition in Shanghaiexhibition against the Kings. Though Young played in a similar system to the Wa
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 12 days ago
exhibition against the Kings. Though Young played in a similar system to the Warriors’ last season under Steve Kerr protege Luke Walton in Los Angeles, he would benefit from as much run in the preseason as possible. Young arrived at training camp a... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Kobe Bryant said he would kneel for national anthem if he were still playingnational anthem as a compromise to not offend the military while also shedding
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 12 days ago
national anthem as a compromise to not offend the military while also shedding light on injustice in the country. Coach Luke Walton, a former teammate of Bryant's, said last week: “I think (the players) chose to show that we are united in this... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Lakers' Julius Randle has transformed his body and he hopes his gametask of determining the right way to use it. Randle has focused on improving h
Los Angeles Times / Posted 12 days ago
task of determining the right way to use it. Randle has focused on improving his performance on defense, and Lakers Coach Luke Walton thought Randle made the biggest improvement of any player between the first and second games this preseason.... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Kobe Bryant said he would kneel for national anthem if he were still playingnational anthem as a compromise to not offend the military while also shedding
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 13 days ago
national anthem as a compromise to not offend the military while also shedding light on injustice in the country. Coach Luke Walton, a former teammate of Bryant's, said last week: “I think (the players) chose to show that we are united in this... Read more
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11 News Houston
Kobe Bryant said he would kneel for national anthem if he were still playingnational anthem as a compromise to not offend the military while also shedding
11 News Houston / Posted 13 days ago
national anthem as a compromise to not offend the military while also shedding light on injustice in the country. Coach Luke Walton, a former teammate of Bryant's, said last week: “I think (the players) chose to show that we are united in this... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Kobe Bryant said he would kneel for national anthem if he were still playingnational anthem as a compromise to not offend the military while also shedding
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 13 days ago
national anthem as a compromise to not offend the military while also shedding light on injustice in the country. Coach Luke Walton, a former teammate of Bryant's, said last week: “I think (the players) chose to show that we are united in this... Read more
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Bleacher Report
'I Didn't Want to Go Back There': Lakers' Kyle Kuzma Talks About His Motivationbasketball. It's a really surreal feeling to wake up every day, put on my Laker
Bleacher Report / Posted 13 days ago
basketball. It's a really surreal feeling to wake up every day, put on my Lakers gear and see Magic in there and play for Luke Walton." The hard work hasn't stopped. Sparacio, on a recent visit to LA, couldn't help but notice all of the work... Read more
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