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21-51, 5th in Pacific
Lakers top Wolves in OT (1:42)

Baxter Holmes ESPN Staff Writer 

Lakers guard Jordan Clarkson scored a career-high 35 points on 13-20 shooting (including 8-10 from 3-point range) to help his team rally from a 15-point deficit and beat the Minnesota Timberwolves, 130-119, in overtime. The win snaps a six-game losing streak for the Lakers. Andrew Wiggins led the Timberwolves with a game-high 36 points.

Clarkson's eighth 3-pointer ices Wolves (0:17)
Brewer soars in out of nowhere for putback dunk (0:33)
Rubio shines with long-distance behind-the-back dime (0:22)
Towns caps fastbreak with gaudy dunk (0:18)
Rubio befuddles Lakers with marvelous ball fake (0:17)
Nance Jr. skies for throwdown (0:19)

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Some items are selling better than others tonight at Staples Center.

Walton calls timeout as Shaq enter Staples Center (0:16)

Jovan Buha ESPN Editor 

Shaquille O'Neal emerged from the bowels of Staples Center to a standing ovation from Lakers fans.


Jovan Buha ESPN Editor 

Shaquille O'Neal says he isn't interested in working for the Lakers because he's happy with his current role with the Kings, but he believes new Lakers president of basketball operations Magic Johnson and general manager Rob Pelinka will do a good job.

Shaq to Kobe: 'Couldn't have done it without you' (1:50)

Jovan Buha ESPN Editor 

Shaquille O'Neal on his relationship with Kobe Bryant: "We will go down in history as the most enigmatic, controversial, dominant one-two punch ever created."

AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill
2dBaxter Holmes

Lakers honor Shaq with high-flying statue

The Lakers on Friday unveiled a 1,500-pound statue of Shaquille O'Neal completing a monster dunk, with the big man himself -- and Kobe Bryant -- on hand.

J.A. Adande ESPN Senior Writer 

View of the #Shaqstatue from above

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

A closeup look at the Shaq RoboJam helicopter.

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Leftovers from the Shaq cake have hit the media room. It will be gone shortly.

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Fans sitting courtside tonight will also get a gift bag with a Shaq RoboJam helicopter.


Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Shaq's statue being unveiled.

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

The Staples Center is selling Shaq merchandise tonight from jerseys and hats to socks and shirts.

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Lakers fans will be receiving a Shaq statue replica when they walk through the doors of Staples Center tonight.

Jovan Buha ESPN Editor 

Shaquille O'Neal admiring his statue right after it was unveiled.

Team Stats

Points Per Game105.015th
Rebounds Per Game43.516th
Assists Per Game20.826th
Points Allowed112.328th

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