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Billups agrees with Russell's comments about Kobe (1:08)
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What's wrong with Pac-12's powers?

When Stanford dropped out of the AP poll two weeks ago, it was the first time since 1999 that neither Stanford, USC nor Oregon were ranked, per the Pac-12. Ivan Maisel's notes

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#CFBrank: Jackson still a force for USC

The lone Trojan to make the list, Adoree' Jackson comes in at No. 41 in the latest #CFBrank. Despite dropping ten spots from our previous rank, the DB continues to be an impact player for USC. Top-50 rankings

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Jordan Clarkson shines in new role

The young guard scored a team-high 25 points off the bench; the first Lakers player with 25 points off the bench in the season opener since A.C. Green back in 1991-92. Clarkson scored 12 of his 25 points in the fourth quarter.

No Kobe, no problem (0:43)
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Ducks re-sign star D Lindholm to 6-year deal

Star defenseman Hampus Lindholm finally re-signed with the Ducks, to a six-year deal. The deal is worth an average of $5.25 million a season, according to ESPN sources and multiple reports.

How far can the Clippers go with their roster? (1:18)
Ducks cruise past Predators (0:33)
Harden's double-double comes in loss to Lakers (1:08)
Clarkson drains a 3-pointer to extend lead (0:20)
Clarkson turns defense into offense (0:34)

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Rockets 96, Lakers 90 after three quarters. James Harden has 28 points and 17 assists.

Harden finds Capela again for alley-oop dunk (0:18)