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Lakers Come To UC Santa Barbara, Bringing Former Gaucho With Them

The Los Angeles Lakers are at UC Santa Barbara for the week, to get ready for the season ahead.

This year they start without Kobe Bryant, who retired last season.

Half of the players in this year's team are under 26 years old, making it a very young team.

They're lead by head coach and former Laker Luke Walton, as well as former UC Santa Barbara Gauchos star Brian Shaw.

Shaw played on Laker championship teams for three years before going into coaching.

The Lakers' workouts will be private after their opening interviews.