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Lakers' Jeremy Lin to start in opener against his former team
Lakers' Jeremy Lin to start in opener against his former team

Baron Davis shot around in street clothes after the Lakers practiced Sunday. No, they won't be signing him. Their point-guard depth is the width of dental floss, but they're hoping for a career year from Jeremy Lin, the starter in Tuesday's season opener against Houston, the very team that traded him unceremoniously a few months ago. The mild-mannered Lin, 26, isn't exactly willing to embrace the vengeful factor even though the Rockets demoted him to second string last season. And tried to woo Carmelo Anthony with giant images outside their arena of the Knicks forward in a No. 7 Rockets jersey — Lin's number. And then ultimately salary-dumped Lin to the...

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