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  • Lakers health update: Andrew Bynum reports no pain, Matt Barnes and Ron Artest have knee injuries, Steve Blake will miss Game 1 of Lakers-Hornet series

     
    Any Lakers health update usually involves center Andrew Bynum. So here's the latest: Bynum participated in what he said was a full practice Friday, reported little pain from the bone bruise in his right knee and will suit up Sunday in Game 1 of the...
  • Lakers sign Trey Johnson and recall Derrick Caracter from Bakersfield Jam

     
    In a move to address their depleting roster, the Lakers signed Trey Johnson and recalled Derrick Caracter from the Bakersfield Jam and will be available to play in the team's season finale Wednesday against the Lakers. These movies coincide with a...
  • Kobe Bryant and Derek Fisher display balancing act with co-captain role

     
    An annoyed look crossed his face. His tone was agitated. And the reasons the Lakers' co-captain felt so unhappy became very clear: "These games mean more to our opponents than they do to us. I think we need to get that straight. We need to play with...
  • Lakers Report Cards: Derrick Caracter

     
    This is the seventh edition of Lakers Report Cards, focusing today on rookie forward/center Derrick Caracter. Grade: D- The weight continues to hold him back. The off-the-court issues continue to plague him. And his commitment level continues to be...
  • Lakers fans believe offseason plans will largely determine championship chances next season

     
    The fact-finding mission has just begun. The Lakers finished their series of exit interviews this week, allowing players to say their farewells to Phil Jackson, receive performance feedback and give Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak morsels of...
  • Debating whether Laker practices were intense enough

     
    With a glare, Lakers guard Kobe Bryant summed up his scathing critique of the team's poor Christmas Day effort against Miami this way: "I'm going to kick .... in practice." The message was more than just a warning that he's going to hold his teammates...
  • Lakers Report Card: Joe Smith

     
    In this the 13th edition of the Lakers Report Card we focus on reserve forward Joe Smith. Grade: D Everywhere he went, Lakers forward Joe Smith wore a smile on his face. He smiled when he shook hands with the Laker starters during introductions. He smiled...
  • Lakers Report Cards: Theo Ratliff

     
    This is the 12th edition of Lakers Report Cards, focusing today on reserve center Theo Ratliff. Grade: F Every step looked painful. Every movement seemed slow. And every injury update kept prolonging deeper and deeper into the season. There's frankly...
  • Caught in the Web: Mike Brown could become the next Lakers coach

     
    -- The L.A. Times' Broderick Turner reports the Lakers have put together a deal to hire former Cleveland Cavaliers Coach Mike Brown as their new coach. Turner also reports that if Brown agrees to the deal, he'll sign a contract for $4 million to $4.5...
  • How much change should the Lakers make to their roster?

     
    Whether the Lakers are coming off a championship season or under-performing in a shortened season, there's one thing that keeps fans unified and divided: trade talk. Unified because every fan wants to size up any trade scenario imaginable, wondering if...
  • Ranking the Lakers' five biggest off-season needs

     
    1. Motivation -- With the Lakers' expectation that they would be in the NBA Finals right now en route to their third consecutive championship, don't buy into any premise that it has served as a good teachable moment. The Lakers frankly used too many...