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Lakers' Kent Bazemore is making his presence known in new ways
Lakers' Kent Bazemore is making his presence known in new ways

Kent Bazemore used to be known for two things. He was the guy with the comically over-the-top celebrations on the Golden State Warriors' bench, spinning his arms wildly or punching the air with his fists. He was also the rookie who found his car filled with popcorn as part of a prank last year. His basketball life has changed considerably in the span of a week. Bazemore, 24, keeps getting points and playing time with the Lakers, scoring a career-high 15 on Friday against Boston and upping it two days later with another career high, 17 points against Brooklyn. It's been a blur for Bazemore, who arrived with MarShon Brooks for Steve Blake in what was considered a salary...

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