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The Los Angeles Lakers got a much-needed win on Sunday against the Cleveland Cavaliers. They ended a six-game losing streak and held a team to less than 100 points for the first time in 2013.
Anyone want to guess who logged the most minutes in that game? It was not Kobe Bryant or Dwight Howard or even Metta World Peace. It was fourth-year small forward Earl Clark.
Clark played 36 minutes against the Cavs, scoring 13 points, grabbing nine rebounds and dishing out four assists.
This was not just a random outlier either. Clark was just one rebound away from logging his third straight double-double.
He has come on strong, filling in admirably for Pau Gasol, who is out with a concussion.
Clark is going to continue to get minutes as long as Gasol is out, and if he continues to put up solid numbers, you have to think that the Pau trade rumors are going to return with more traction than ever.
Of course this is just a small sample size. Clark has had his moments dur...
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