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SPORTS DIGEST: Local teams face basketball showdowns this weekend

It’s showdown weekend in Los Angeles basketball. On March 7, USC and UCLA battle at Galen Center for city supremacy and positioning in the upcoming NCAA Tournament. The next day, the Lakers and the Clippers meet for the third time this season a few blocks up Figueroa Street at Staples Center. The Lakers will try Read More…

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Loyola Marymount honors Hank Gathers with statue

WESTCHESTER — A statue of the late Loyola Marymount University basketball star Hank Gathers was unveiled Feb. 29 outside of Gersten Pavilion, four days before the 30th anniversary of his death. Paul Westhead, who coached Gathers at Loyola Marymount, was among the speakers at the 4 p.m. ceremony, held in connection with the Lions’ final Read More…