Did you know?
Though they occupy opposite ends of the NBA spectrum, both the Lakers and Clippers will be well-represented at All-Star Weekend in Dallas. Chris Kaman joins Kobe Bryant and Pau Gasol as a Western Conference All-Star. Eric Gordon might join Shannon Brown in the Slam Dunk Contest on Saturday (pending results of his dunk-off with DeMar DeRozan), and Gordon will also play in the Rookie Challenge on Friday night.
Did you know this will be only the fourth time since 1980 that both the Lakers and Clippers will have at least one player on the All-Star team? Did you know Brown is only the fourth player in Lakers history to participate in the Slam Dunk Contest? Or that only Brent Barry (who won in 1996) is the only Clipper to win the Slam Dunk Contest?
That's right; it's Lakers-Clippers All-Star trivia time. And we're just getting started:
Arash Markazi is a writer and columnist for ESPNLosAngeles.com