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Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak wants to win more this season, but won't set a specific target

Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak wants to win more this season, but won't set a specific target

Sometimes Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak is glad he’s up in his office instead of down on the practice court where the millennials he’s employed are practicing with their loud music blaring.

“Some of it has to be censored, so we have to be careful who else is in the gym,” the 62-year-old Kupchak said, lightly. “I guess that’s just a part of the times. It’s a little racy.”

The music is partly a sign of the youthful atmosphere the Lakers have created as they move past the 20-year Kobe Bryant era. The Lakers training camp roster has 10 players under age 25. From them progress is expected after the Lakers’ miserable 17-65...

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