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Beyond The Buzzer:
Add Jordan Hill to the list of Lakers who don’t agree with ESPN ranking them to finish 12th in the Western Conference this season. The 26-year-old center says despite losing Dwight Howard, the Lakers, who still have NBA All-Star’s Pau Gasol, Steve Nash and Kobe Bryant can definitely finish a top 3 seed in the West.
…Considering the Lakers still boast Bryant, Pau Gasol and Steve Nash, Lakers forward Jordan Hill also told this newspaper he was “shocked” and “couldn’t believe it” when the ranking released.
“We definitely could be in the top three in the West,” Hill recently said in a phone interview. “I don’t see why not. Kobe is making progress with his rehab [surrounding his left Achilles tendon]. I wouldn’t be surprised if he comes back at the beginning of the season or in training camp. I don’t know if he will. But I wouldn’t be surprised…
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