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Lakers' week in review
Lakers' week in review

August is a common vacation month in the NBA, but that didn't stop Lakers executives Mitch Kupchak and John Black from participating in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Kupchak was nominated by Dodgers executive Stan Kasten. Byron Scott began a mentorship at Centennial High School in Compton; Jeremy Lin helped unveil his likeness at San Francisco's Madame Tussauds. The Lakers have a relatively friendly 82-game schedule through the 2014-15 season, with few games on consecutive nights and short road trips. The team opens the season at Staples Center against the Houston Rockets, playing 10 of their first 17 games at home through a busy November schedule. Two-thirds...

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