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You want a half-court alley-oop with your coffee today? Thanks to the Los Angeles Lakers Steve Blake and Xavier Henry, we got you one to view. It happened in the second quarter against the Golden State Warriors in Beijing and check out Blake’s pinpoint pass that lead to the two-handed stuff: *** Xavier Henry image courtesy of Getty Images
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