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Lakers roll past Pacers despite loss of D'Angelo Russell to knee injury

Lakers roll past Pacers despite loss of D'Angelo Russell to knee injury

The Lakers should have installed one of those Turn-o-Matic ticket dispensers — like the ones at supermarket deli counters — outside their training room Friday night. “Now serving No. 1 … Now serving No. 0.”

Their 108-96 victory over the Indiana Pacers in Staples Center wasn’t two minutes old when point guard D’Angelo Russell tripped over a teammate, fell to the floor and suffered a mild medial collateral ligament sprain of his right knee.

Then midway through the second quarter, shooting guard Nick Young got tangled up with two defenders on a drive to the basket, fell to the floor and limped to the locker room.

Young was diagnosed with a hyperextended left knee but X-rays...

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