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Lakers said to be chasing DeMarcus Cousins as NBA rumor mill heats up

Lakers said to be chasing DeMarcus Cousins as NBA rumor mill heats up

A song by the 1980s group Timex Social Club called "Rumors" could just as easily be the national anthem for the NBA. One of the lyrics in the song begins, "How do rumors get started?" Another asks, "Did you hear that one about . . . ?" Fill in the blank and the rumor can apply to just about any NBA team, or player, and can be started by any assortment of people. With the NBA draft on the horizon Thursday, the Lakers on Monday became one of the teams involved in the rumor mill, along with the Sacramento Kings and Orlando Magic, according to NBA executives who were not authorized to speak publicly about the matter. The Philadelphia 76ers and Boston...

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