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For Lakers, defense is key to success on the road

LOS ANGELES_Luke Walton didn't wait to be asked a question Thursday during his usual post-practice news conference.

Instead, the Los Angeles Lakers coach said that players made all of their free throws before practice ended.

"We missed zero," Walton said.

Improved free-throw shooting and maintaining inspired defense will be key for

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