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Gaffney catches Lakers’ eye

Ex-UMass standout getting the most out of his opportunity to make team

Tony Gaffney (24) hopes the defensive skills that made him a success at UMass will keep him on the Lakers’ roster. Tony Gaffney (24) hopes the defensive skills that made him a success at UMass will keep him on the Lakers’ roster. (File/Al Behrman/Associated Press
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By Gary Washburn
Globe Staff / October 20, 2009

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Tony Gaffney sits at a locker just feet from Kobe Bryant’s stall. He looks to the right and sees Derek Fisher holding court with reporters. And if he stares hard enough, he can see the bag of Twizzlers hanging out of Lamar Odom’s locker. (Full article: 759 words)

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