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Lonzo takes control in Game 2

Lonzo Ball's debut wasn't must see, but he stepped up with a near triple-double to guide the Lakers past the Suns the following night.

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LaVar: Lakers only have 49 more to win.

LaVar Ball says Lonzo is all about getting the win and not recording triple-doubles. LaVar adds, the Lakers have been missing a player looking to be a closer, and Lonzo can develop into that player.

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Curry puts Pelicans away with 3-pointer.

Klay Thompson finds Steph Curry in the corner for a late triple to seal Golden State's victory.

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Giannis shines, but the King gets the win.

The MVP candidate takes it to LeBron James and the Cavs, but it isn't enough as the Bucks fall.

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Wise says Steph Curry is worthy of top-50 inclusion.

Mike Wise joins SportsCenter, where he explains the hardest part of removing 14 players from the Top 50 Players of All Time list.

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Stephen A. watched the Lakers in disbelief.

Stephen A. Smith says the Lakers are "not a very good team" and modifies his preseason win-loss prediction.

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Beverley welcomes Ball to the NBA.

The Clippers' Patrick Beverley exchanges words with the Lakers' rookie point guard throughout Ball's first NBA game.

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Chris Paul's Chapter 3

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Chris Paul's Chapter 3

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CP3 evolving style with All-Star pickup game.

Chris Paul understands that he's expected to shoot more in Houston so he courts some friends to get some work in.

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Ball happy his NBA journey keeps him in L.A.

Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball hopes his style of play fits into the Lakers' 'Showtime' mold.

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Griffin navigating challenges as Clips' leader.

Blake Griffin shares with Rachel Nichols how he's grown into a leadership role and speculates about LeBron James' upcoming free agency decision.

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Sixers trio injects promise to The Process.

Despite losing to the Wizards, Ben Simmons, Joel Embiid and Markelle Fultz impress in their season debuts as the 76ers look to make the playoffs for the first time in six seasons.

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Hayward to fans: 'I'm gonna be all right.'

The Celtics introduce Hayward during starting lineups at TD Garden before showing a video message from the injured forward on the Jumbotron.

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Stephen A. clashes with 'Cleveland A.'

Stephen A. Smith does some pre-show preparation with his doppelganger, Jamie Foxx aka, "Cleveland A. Smith."

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