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Lakers' Byron Scott believes Showtime Lakers could stop Warriors

SAN FRANCISCO -- The 2-11 Los Angeles Lakers face an incredibly tall task in trying to slow down, much less stop, the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday night -- especially with the Warriors looking to improve to 16-0, setting an NBA record for the best start to a season.

Angels maintaining status quo

Los Angeles once again looks like a contender but still has plenty of holes to fill this offseason. Until the Halos do so, they're holding steady instead of trending upward in Jim Bowden's eyes. MLB status check (Insider)

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Angels interested in Jason Heyward?

The Halos reportedly aren't ruling out a run at the free-agent outfielder. How would Heyward fit in Los Angeles? MLB rumors roundup

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Los Angeles' other great pitcher

Clayton Kershaw gets all the attention on the Dodgers, but Kenley Jansen is a top arm as well. The closer has followed in the footsteps of Mariano Rivera by dominating with one pitch -- his cut fastball. Olney: Top 10 relievers (Insider)

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Can the Lakers make it interesting?

The Warriors division rivals stand in their way from becoming the first NBA team to start a season 16-0. L.A. has had success scoring against Golden State, but the question is if the defense can step up.

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Five potential trade spots for Yasiel Puig

ESPN's David Schoenfield lists five teams that could put together a package enticing enough for the Dodgers to trade the mercurial outfielder. Proposals

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Top 10 starting pitchers in MLB

Buster Olney's list of the top 10 starting pitchers in MLB starts with Clayton Kershaw at the top, but No. 2 might be a surprise. Top 5 all in the NL (Insider)

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Five potential trade destinations for Yasiel Puig

The Dodgers seem to have come around on the idea of moving Yasiel Puig if they can find a suitable trade partner with some valuable pitching to offer.