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Christmas isn’t over yet, Lakers fans.
The big game, it turns out, will be the game after the supposed Game of the Year.
In San Antonio on Tuesday night, the Lakers will be out to give themselves and their fans the much-needed gift of hope.
Ding says he has contacted ESPNews Senior Coordinating Producer Mark Preisler to get a comment, but no subsequent blog items have been posted. Stay tuned.