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According to the Los Angeles Lakers Twitter feed, the Lakers have signed former Memphis Tigers standout Chris Douglas-Roberts. Los Angeles has been looking to add small pieces here and there to complete its roster, and Douglas-Roberts is clearly one of those small moves. He’ll provide some energy, another body for the grueling 82-game campaign and [...]
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