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Arum to announce fight Monday

Updated: March 15, 2000, 11:54 PM ET
Associated Press

LAS VEGAS -- Bob Arum is hoping the Los Angeles Lakers will help him sell Oscar De La Hoya's June 17 fight with Shane Mosley at the Staples Center.

If the Lakers make the NBA finals and it goes at least six games, the team could be playing in the Los Angeles arena the night before De La Hoya and Mosley stage the facility's first boxing match.

And that could get Arum some extra media exposure for the event.

"It would really create some excitement for the fight," Arum said Wednesday. ...

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