And while it’s not clear if this incident will lead to any fines or suspensions, the Lakers believe it will lead to something they felt had been lacking for much of the season. “It brings you closer as a team. It lets you know that if you’re out there, I got your back no matter what,” Nance said. “Obviously you never want to see fights on the basketball court. But when something like that happens, it’s good to see everyone come together to protect our guy.”
April 30, 2017 | 8:03 pm EDT Update
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Chances are good the LA Clippers will start a D-League team in Southern California next season, with the possibility that the latest piece in what has become a massive growth spurt by the minor league will have immediate international implications.