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A #HateHard Thanksgiving (2:04)

Baxter Holmes ESPN Staff Writer 

Lakers coach Byron Scott says he hasn't considered reducing Kobe Byrant's role or minutes.

The Hater's Guide to Rivalry Week (2:21)
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Southern crown at stake on Saturday

USC and UCLA fight for the Pac-12 South Division. The winner will face Stanford in the Pac-12 title game, but playoff hopes for either Los Angeles squad are all but extinguished. GameDay Kickoff: Rivalry Week


Paul's giving reaches new height

With his 10 assists in the Clippers' win at Denver on Tuesday night, Chris Paul moved into second place in all-time dimes for the franchise that began as the Buffalo Braves in 1970-71.

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Giving thanks for USC against UCLA

LOS ANGELES -- The USC Trojans continue their Thanksgiving week preparations for crosstown rival UCLA Bruins, and all thats on the line this Saturday afternoon in the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum (12:30 p.

College football pick: UCLA-USC (1:10)
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Jason Heyward may entice the Dodgers

Heyward fits the two criteria the Dodgers are looking to emphasize: defense and getting younger. If L.A. trades Yasiel Puig this offseason, the need for another outfielder would be there as well. Heyward's potential landing spots

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Heyward makes sense for the Angels

Los Angeles needs both an outfielder and a left-handed hitter to slot into its lineup. Even though Jason Heyward will likely land a big contract, money has never stopped Halos owner Arte Moreno before. Heyward's potential landing spots

What's happening to the Rockets and Clippers? (3:30)
Harder to watch Peyton or Kobe? (1:41)