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NBA season restarts with a nod to Black Lives Matter and 2 games that went down to the wire

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NBA season restarts with a nod to Black Lives Matter and 2 games that went down to the wire(CNN)The Los Angeles Lakers and the Los Angeles Clippers took their game down to the wire on Thursday -- just like the Utah Jazz and New Orleans Pelicans did earlier in the night. LeBron James was clutch at the end. First, he scored what turned out to be the game-winning shot by getting the offensive rebound on his own missed shot and laying it in. On the other end of the floor, he defended the Clippers' two stars, Kawhi Leonard and then Paul George, to deny the Clippers from scoring. The Lakers won, 103-101. The Utah Jazz defeated the New Orleans Pelicans 106-104. NBA players took a knee before kicking off the...
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