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Jack Nicholson has been a prominent figure at the Staples Center, always sitting court side supporting the Los Angeles Lakers. The Lakers were supposed to be a lock to get to the Western Conference Championship game, at the very least, and they have absolutely plummeted. They’re on their second coach and they’ve only played 36 games; their playoff hopes are dwindling. You know that you’re in trouble when one of your most loyal fans leaves a game early, and takes his buddy with him. To add insult to injury, Nicholson waved good bye to the Lakers bench right before he and Sandler got up and left.Video via: @cjzero
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The Los Angelers Lakers got blown out at home by the Oklahoma City Thunder at the Staples Center Friday night, and even Lakers superfan (and legendary actor) Jack Nicholson couldn't stand it. Nicholson, along with actor/comedian Adam Sandler, used a fourth quarter timeout as an opportunity to head home early as the Lakers were down 103-81 with 7:31 remaining.
It was a smart...
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We’re not sure what algorithm they used, but apparently 22 points was the tipping point at which Jack Nicholson and Adam Sandler considered it acceptable to abandon another poor Lakers effort.
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