Lakers' season slipping away

Many fans -- and even Magic Johnson -- have lost hope after OKC routs L.A.

Updated: January 12, 2013, 3:45 AM ET
By Ramona Shelburne | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- Midway through the second quarter of Oklahoma City's 116-101 drubbing of the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night, three very large men walked through the lower level of Staples Center with their heads on a swivel. Dressed in matching black and white letterman-style jackets, they were obviously bodyguards of some sort. And sure enough, as soon as a path had been cleared, Floyd Mayweather emerged and made his way to his courtside seat.

He was fashionably late, but presumably ...

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