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Warriors G Stephen Curry said that he "plans on standing" for the National Anthem and that he can "make a social statement in other ways" ( TWITTER.com, 9/26 ). Meanwhile, the Lakers today will announce that former NBAer  Derek Fisher  is joining Spectrum SportsNet as an on-air analyst...

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