Report: DirecTV agrees on deal to carry Lakers

An announcement could come as early as this afternoon, reports the LAT. The El Segundo-based satellite service had been balking at the price being asked by Time Warner Cable, which has exclusive rights to the games through its new SportsNet and Deportes channels. No word on terms of the deal.

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