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W 110-109
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W 108-96
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Lakers showing life with summer league title, KCP signing

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) The Los Angeles Lakers' impressive run to a Las Vegas summer league championship was still on Magic Johnson's mind when he returned home to introduce Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, his biggest free agent signing to date.

When asked to explain why he was excited about adding the talented two-way guard to the young core that excelled in Vegas, Magic brought out a little Showtime.

"If we don't defend, we can't run," Johnson said Tuesday, his voice rising with excitement. "And we want to run, run, run, run, run. You can't do that unless you get stops. So I'm going to love to see him on one wing, B.I. (Brandon Ingram) on the other. (Lonzo) Ball is in the middle. Julius (Randle) trailing, (Brook) Lopez trailing after that - whoooooo! It's going to be awesome."

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Leaders
Points: Jordan Clarkson14.7
Rebounds: Julius Randle8.6
Assists: D'Angelo Russell4.8
FG%: Julius Randle48.7%
Steals: D'Angelo Russell1.38
Blocks: Ivica Zubac0.87
Defense (Rank)
Points: 111.5 (28)
Rebounds: 44.4 (23)
Assists: 25.7 (30)
FG%: 48.3% (30)
FT%: 76.2% (4)
3P%: 37.0% (26)
Offense (Rank)
Points: 104.6 (17)
Rebounds: 43.5 (17)
Assists: 20.9 (26)
FG%: 45.0% (19)
FT%: 75.4% (21)
3P%: 34.6% (22)
Standings
Pacific Division
  W L Pct GB
xyz-Golden State 67 15 .817 --
x-LA Clippers 51 31 .622 16.0
Sacramento 32 50 .390 35.0
LA Lakers 26 56 .317 41.0
Phoenix 24 58 .293 43.0
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Transactions
Date Player Transactions
7/14/2017 David Nwaba Waived
7/13/2017 Alex Caruso Signed as Free Agent
7/13/2017 Kentavious Caldwell-Pope Signed as Free Agent
7/1/2017 Tyler Ennis Declared Free Agency
7/1/2017 Thomas Robinson Declared Free Agency
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Injuries
Date Player Status
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