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Lakers optimistic as they prepare for OKC

For Lakers fans this has been a tough season. It started off with a losing streak and then another, but the team has begun to show improvement, putting together a three-game win streak that includes wins over the Sacramento Kings, the San Antonio Spurs and Minnesota Timberwolves.

The Lakers have shown such good improvement some fans and analysts are predicting they will make the playoffs. That’s still four months away, so it is possible. The Lakers aren’t thinking about the playoffs right now. All they are concerned with is defeating OKC tomorrow night.

Today we are at the Lakers practice facility where they are getting prepared for the Oklahoma City Thunder.

OKC has had a rough start as well, their record is 12-13, but like the Lakers they have had flashes of their playoff form and seem to be improving. Fans can expect a good game Friday Night.

Kobe Bryant has surpassed Michael Jordan on the all-time points list and now trails only Karl Malone and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.  Now that Bryant has reached that milestone both he and the team can put it behind them.

Below is a video with more of my report, from the Lakers practice facility.

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Claudia is of Peruvian and Italian descent, having been born in a small town, in the North of Peru, South America. She was raised by her grandmother from an early age, living in poverty until Claudia’s mother brought her to America. She landed in Miami, FL and started her new life, playing high school basketball and eventually becoming a United States citizen. Claudia completed her education at Florida International University with a BA in Broadcast Journalism and became a model to supplement her income. Since graduating from FIU Claudia has worked with many of the Spanish Language broadcasting companies, including Telemundo, Univision and most recently Spanish Language channels on SiriusXM satellite radio and PasTV Deportes in Venezuela.She encourages you to follow her on Twitter and Facebook. Her content appears here under a shared content agreement with her Spanish television clients. Contact the author.

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