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Meanwhile, over in the NBA ...

Kobe Bryant has scored the most total points in the league since Peyton Manning made his NFL debut on Sept. 6, 1998:

  • Total Points: Kobe Bryant (31,448)
  • PPG: Allen Iverson (27.5)
  • Total assists: Steve Nash (9,935)
  • Total rebounds: Tim Duncan (13,946)
  • Total blocks: Tim Duncan (2,785)

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Lakers Daily Links: Monday

Top Headline: Pacers welcome Kobe Bryant for the last time; Roy Hibbert returns to Indy.

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Wesley Johnson worth deep league add

The Clippers' reserve forward is available in over 90 percent of ESPN leagues. Johnson has the abilities to provide blocks and steals for your fantasy team. Fantasy Forecaster

Paul leads Clippers past Heat (0:51)
Paul: We had to stay aggressive (0:42)
Clippers going full Lob City against Heat (0:24)

Clippers knock off cold-shooting Heat

Chris Paul and the Clippers got off to a slow start but warmed up as the game went along, with Paul scoring a game-high 22 plus 7 assists in a 100-93 win over the Heat. Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade each had 17 but combined to shoot 12-for-37 from the floor. Box score

Michael Wallace ESPN Staff Writer 

Remember when Chris Paul and Chris Bosh were struggling earlier this game? Yeah, neither do they.

Paul Gutierrez ESPN Staff Writer 

Too soon?!?

Michael Wallace ESPN Staff Writer 

Something to potentially keep an eye on: Lance Stephenson is beginning to really annoy Chris Bosh. May end up waking a sleeping Bear, considering Bosh opened 1-of-12 from the field.


Wade goes spin cycle for a layup

Dwyane Wade makes a couple of spins around the Clippers defense for two points and the foul.

Wade's spin cycle layup (0:25)

Heather Burns ESPN.com 

Old is new outside Levi's Stadium. Bye bye St. Louis, hello LA.

Michael Wallace ESPN Staff Writer 

Doc Rivers just looked over and tells us "Y'all going to miss the Super Bowl if they keep (intentionally) fouling."

Clippers take lead on Heat at halftime

After a cold-shooting first quarter, the Clippers came alive in the second, going 11-for-19 from the floor, including 5-of-8 from 3, capped by a J.J. Redick triple late to take a 46-45 lead. Live on ABC, WatchESPN

Michael Wallace ESPN Staff Writer 

Chris Paul runs four straight pick-and-roll plays to isolate Hassan Whiteside and expose the fact he wouldn't dare step out to defend. Doc Rivers yells "Keep doing it until they stop it, damn it." Spoelstra responds by putting Bosh back in the game. Doc sees Bosh at scorers table and says they're getting a mobile big in the game. Bosh tells Doc, "I ain't a big any more. Though y'all knew that."


Whiteside follows through with authority

Heat center Hassan Whiteside knew what to do with this offensive rebound: slam it down with emphasis.

Michael Wallace ESPN Staff Writer 

Doc Rivers, Sam Cassell and Mike Woodson might be the coolest coaching staff trio in the league. Y'all should have seen the way they collectively strutted into that timeout after the Clippers went on a reserve-led run to cut the deficit to 29-28.