Lakers, Clippers, Kings, bike racing fans crowd into downtown LA — along with cars

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Los Angeles weathered a perfect storm of weekend sports that brought tens of thousands of hockey, basketball and cycling fans downtown.

Police officials reported no major traffic incidents Sunday near the Staples Center, where the Amgen Tour of California cycling race ended just as the NHL's Kings were set to host the Phoenix Coyotes.

Two pedestrian bridges were built along Figueroa Street to allow Kings fans to cross the bike route. Staples was nearly full a half-hour before game time, as hockey fans heeded officials' advice to arrive early.

With the shutdown of many downtown streets for the bike race, fans were also urged to take public transportation.

On Saturday the L.A. Lakers hosted the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Clippers took on the San Antonio Spurs in rare back-to-back NBA playoff games at Staples.

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