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Though it's hard to envision L.A. making a major splash in this year's trade market, they could be in line to make a lesser move.
Pau Gasol and the Lakers bigs didn't have a lot of answers when it came to the Clippers' domination of the interior, where they bested the purple and gold by a margin of 52-36 points in the paint.
The veteran swingman is not with the team as they travel to the Bay Area to take on the Warriors.
Vinny Del Negro led the Clippers to a December to remember, and now the league is recognizing him for the team's outstanding month.
The 27-year-old was instrumental in the Clippers' flawless December.
The Lakers did what they were supposed to do in defeating the Blazers at home, but it was still fun to watch.
Kobe Bryant spoke to reporters following Friday's practice and shed some light on precisely how Steve Nash will help him improve his already gaudy scoring numbers.
The Lakers plan on shaking things up when the two-time NBA MVP returns.
The Angels are looking to add some depth to their new-look pitching rotation in return for the 25-year-old outfielder in any potential trade.