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Don't sell Lakers short

Even in down times, the franchise's star quality has way of attracting top talent

Updated: June 24, 2014, 2:44 AM ET
By Ramona Shelburne | ESPN.com

Oh yeah, the Los Angeles Lakers.

Outside of a mild rhetorical skirmish between Kobe Bryant and Jurgen Klinsmann and some draft workouts at their training facility in El Segundo, there hasn't been much noise coming from the Lakers in a while. Which, depending on your point of view, is either exactly the kind of respite the franchise needs to help bury last year under the nearest rug, or terrifying in a town where fame is more fleeting than fortune.

It's been all Donald Sterling, all ...

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