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  • Sizing up scenarios that will give Pau Gasol and Lamar Odom rest

     
    Lakers Coach Phil Jackson walked into the press conference room lamenting the team's poor effort after its 95-92 loss Sunday to the Indiana Pacers, but that wouldn't dampen Jackson's enthusiasm for having fun at Pau Gasol's expense. Gasol had just ended...
  • Phil Jackson's comments on Bynum reveal frustration more than anger

     
    Relaxed at the beginning of training camp, Lakers Coach Phil Jackson sat before reporters and remarked why he wasn't upset that Andrew Bynum's wouldn't be fully healthy to start the season as he rehabilitates from a surgically repaired knee. "The end...
  • Lakers Coach Phil Jackson: Lakers hoped Bynum had returned three weeks ago

     
    Injured Lakers center Andrew Bynum raised a few eyebrows Saturday when he said he wouldn’t be back for three more weeks, a proclamation that didn’t exactly enthrall Coach Phil Jackson. "We had hoped that it would be three weeks about three weeks ago,...
  • Five things to take away from Lakers' 95-92 loss to the Indiana Pacers

     
    1. The Lakers lacked the right energy from beginning of the game Forget about Kobe Bryant's two failed three-point attempts on the final play of what became a Lakers' 95-92 loss Sunday to the Indiana Pacers. Forget about Coach Phil Jackson telling Ron...
  • Lakers partake in Thanksgiving events

     
    Happy Thanksgiving everyone! I hope everyone in the L.A. Times Lakers blog community can enjoy the holiday with those close to them. It's going to be a slow day here for obvious reasons, but between those helpings of turkey and stuffing, enjoy these...
  • Five things to watch in Lakers-Golden State matchup

     
    1. How will the Lakers respond on their first game back from their most recent trip? Lakers Coach Phil Jackson and guard Kobe Bryant maintained last season that one of the biggest challenges of the regular season was responding properly on the first...
  • Five things to watch in Lakers-Timberwolves matchup

     
    1. The Lakers will take the Timberwolves more seriously. The Lakers are a much changed team since their mail-it-in 99-94 victory 10 days ago against Minnesota. They experienced their first loss. They sharpened their play in the first two road games in...
  • Caught in the Web: Reactions to Lakers' 118-107 victory over Milwaukee Bucks

     
    Game stories --The Times' Mike Bresnahan notes the weird developments that took place during the Lakers' 118-107 victory Tuesday over Milwaukee. --The Orange County Register's Kevin Ding credits the Lakers' defense against the Bucks. --The Milwaukee...
  • Lakers talking to free agent Jake Voskuhl

     
    In search of a big man to add to an ever-thinning front court, the Lakers have talked to the representative for free agent Jake Voskuhl, a 6-foot-11 center known for his physical play. Voskuhl, 33, did not play in the NBA last season. He was invited to...
  • Ratliff to have knee surgery

     
    Lakers reserve center Theo Ratliff will undergo arthroscopic surgery Tuesday morning on his left knee, a Lakers spokesman said Monday. Ratliff has been bothered by the knee since the season began. A timetable for his return will not be announced until...
  • Five things to take away from the Lakers' 118-107 win over the Milwaukee Bucks

     
    1. The Lakers' ended their losing streak and avoided more scrutiny. Their 118-107 victory Tuesday over the Milwaukee Bucks needs to be taken with a dose of perspective, considering the Lakers initial eight-game winning streak invited questions about...