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D-Fenders announce 2014-15 D-League schedule
D-Fenders announce 2014-15 D-League schedule

While the Lakers open the 2014-15 regular season on Oct. 28 at Staples Center against the Houston Rockets, the team's NBA Development League affiliate won't start its campaign until Nov. 14. The D-Fenders visit the Santa Cruz Warriors, playing the team that knocked them out of the 2014 playoffs in a two-game sweep.  The Warriors ultimately advanced to the D-League finals, falling to the Fort Wayne Mad Ants (also in a sweep). Phil Hubbard has taken over as head coach of the D-Fenders, replacing Bob MacKinnon, who led the team to a 31-19 record and a top seeding in the Western Division. The D-Fenders will play 24 games at home at the Lakers' practice facility in El...