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Thoughts on the short schedule, Kings, Lakers and more (PER Diem: Jan. 6, 2012)

Updated: January 6, 2012, 1:47 PM ET
By John Hollinger |
Al Horford Kevin C. Cox/Getty ImagesThe Hawks' triple-overtime loss was ugly, and it could get worse for them ... and the entire league.

Is the schedule killing the quality of play?