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Lakers run out of players during game

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Glen Davis #11 of the Orlando Magic gaurds Pau Gasol #16 of the Los Angeles Lakers during the game at Amway Center on January 24, 2014 in Orlando, Florida. Sam Greenwood/Getty Images

The Lakers have had a lot of ups and downs this season.

Actually, mostly downs.

But last night they hit a new low more worthy of intramural basketball than the NBA.

"The Lakers don't have enough eligible players to play, I've been covering the NBA for 20 years, I've never seen this happen."

That's Laker's play by play announcer John Ireland, and yes, late in the fourth quarter, the Lakers ran out of players.

But the thing is, they still managed to win the game.

For more on this we're joined by John Ireland.

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