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Lakers refuse to roll over

The Lakers overcame a 19-point deficit in the third quarter to beat the Bulls on Tuesday. According to the Elias Sports Bureau, it marked the first time in more than four years that Los Angeles came back from that large of a deficit in the second half to win (trailed Pelicans by 21 in the third quarter before winning on March 6, 2013). The Lakers had lost 125 straight games when trailing by at least 19 points after halftime prior to Tuesday.

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Is Florida or UCLA a better fit for Kelly? (0:52)
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Sources: Clippers' Beverley has knee surgery

Patrick Beverley had surgery on his right knee Wednesday, and the timetable for the Clippers guard's return isn't immediately clear, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

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The budding rivalry between De'Aaron Fox and Lonzo Ball (0:46)
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2hChris Peters

Most impressive prospect for each NHL team at the quarter mark

Which young players in the prospect ranks have been turning heads so far this season? Here's a look at a prospect from all 31 teams who has been particularly notable, including Ryan Donato (Bruins), Kirill Kaprizov (Wild) and Daniel Sprong (Penguins).

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2hGreg Wyshynski

What we're thankful for in hockey, 2017 edition

When it comes to the NHL, we have plenty for which to be thankful. So we asked a collection of players and puckheads for the hockey-centric things that warm their hearts, from weathered treasures like Jaromir Jagr to young stars like Johnny Gaudreau.

Mike Triplett ESPN Staff Writer 

When asked about the comparisons between himself and rookie Rams coach Sean McVay, Saints coach Sean Payton said, “The first similarity would be S-E-A-N.” Payton also pointed out that they share a Miami (Ohio) background and that the Rams have former Saints assistants Aaron Kromer and Bill Johnson on staff. “There's a confidence you build (when) you get your opportunity,” Payton said. “I've never had a chance to work with him. But he clearly is doing a fantastic job there.”

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Former Oregon coach Mike Bellotti to ESPN.com on Chip Kelly's decision: "If he has a choice between UCLA and Florida, I think he would take Florida. They're both good jobs, but UCLA has fired every coach since Terry Donahue. People think he's got the success on the West Coast, but the reality is he's an East Coast guy. ... UCLA is a very good job. I'm not sure I could say it's a great job."

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Lonzo says making two 3s 'a start' (2:08)
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Lakers overcome 19-point deficit to beat Bulls (1:50)
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Randle blocks, follows-up with and-1 layin (0:34)
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Lonzo nails a 3 in the 4th (0:16)
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Ingram hits freaky over-the-head shot (0:22)
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Caldwell-Pope gives Lakers lead (0:21)

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

After kind of sleepwalking their way through much of the first half, the Lakers came to life in the third quarter. Julius Randle provided a major spark with eight points, four rebounds and one terrific block at the rim on a Bobby Portis dunk attempt. Trailing by as much as 19, the Lakers used a 30-12 run to get within one just before the end of the quarter.

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Pierce's advice for Lonzo before facing Fox (1:16)