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Jerry Crasnick ESPN Senior Writer 

Mike Scioscia does a morning media session with a few Angels beat writers, then gives a daily Shohei Ohtani update for 20-25 reporters from Japan. It's part of his daily routine this spring.

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Soon-to-be traded Peters thanks K.C. in post

Marcus Peters thanked Kansas City in an Instagram post Sunday and Sean McVay, who is expected to be his new coach after the league year begins on March 14, told the Kansas City Star on Saturday that his players know what is expected from them on his team.

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Thomas 'surprised' Cavs moved on so quickly (0:26)
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Walton lauds KCP with legal woes resolved

Feeling healthy and free of the legal burden that resulted in a 25-day sentence for a probation violation earlier this season, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope tied his career high with eight 3-pointers as the Lakers beat the Kings on Saturday.

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Oilers win after Kings' goal waived off (0:57)
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Caldwell-Pope leads Lakers to victory (1:00)

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Julius Randle went to the Kings practice court to work on free throws after the game. He was 0-for-5 from the line tonight.

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Caldwell-Pope ties career high with 8 long balls (1:03)
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Randle gives the rim a beating with tomahawk dunk (0:35)
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Randle sneaks great pass to Caldwell-Pope for layup (0:20)

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Looks like Isaiah Thomas had to come out of the game briefly in the fourth because the bottom of one of his shoe soles started to peel off.

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Fox double clutches for sick layup (0:25)

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope has buried 8-of-13 3-pointers and has a season-high 30 points in 30 minutes. He is in a groove. In his previous five games, KCP averaged 14.2 points, 7.6 rebounds, 4.2 assists and shot 12-of-23 (52.1%) from 3.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope has matched his career high of most 3's made in a game with his eighth 3-pointer. That's also the most in a game by a Laker this season, surpassing Kyle Kuzma's seven made 3's in a game earlier this season.

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Labissiere smashes the rim with putback dunk (0:18)
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Carter soars in for two-handed jam (0:18)
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KCP is feeling it from distance (0:22)
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Randle throws it down off of fast break (0:18)

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

The Sacramento Kings public address announcer introduced the Lakers starting five to video of crawling LA traffic with "I Love LA" playing.

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Ohtani's uneven debut (0:51)

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Luke Walton said Lonzo Ball did not experience any setbacks with his knee and got his workout in before the game. Everything is going as planned and his minutes limit will be pushed up against Atlanta on Monday.