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  1. How they match up: Denver Nuggets

    Andy Kamenetzky

    This series examines how the presumably now-elite Lakers stack up against their fellow brethren, and the Nuggets would largely be considered one tier lower. Thus, their inclusion here could feel strange. It shouldn't. As last season's first round, se...

    Blog | August 19, 2012
  2. Dwupdate: The four-team rumor I don't get!

    Andy Kamenetzky

    Just when you thought it was safe to get back in the water, along comes the shark fin and ominous music, packaged in the form of a rumor involving Dwight Howard. Here's a excerpt from the ESPN news link: "The Denver Nuggets and Philadelphia 76er...

    Blog | August 09, 2012
  3. Lakers at Nuggets, Game 6: What to Watch

    Andy Kamenetzky

    That the Lakers failed to close out Denver on Tuesday wasn't horrible in and of itself, but the reason for failure certainly was. It's one thing to get outplayed, especially by a quality team desperate to stay alive. Getting outworked, however, is an...

    Blog | May 10, 2012
  4. Lakers vs. Nuggets, Game 5: What to watch

    Andy Kamenetzky

    "Closeout games are actually kinda easy. Teams tend to fold if you come out and play hard in the beginning. So we wanna come out and establish an early lead and protect it." This was Andrew Bynum's response when asked about the inherent difficulty...

    Blog | May 08, 2012
  5. Lakers at Nuggets, Game 3: What to watch

    Andy Kamenetzky

    With a 2-0 series lead, the Lakers couldn't ask for a better position as their opening round moves to Denver. On the other hand, while the Nuggets never controlled Game 2, they were able to make it far more competitive, and more importantly, they oft...

    Blog | May 04, 2012
  6. Lakers at Nuggets: What to watch, with Roundball Mining Company

    Andy Kamenetzky

    The "Grammy Road Trip" is always a test for the Lakers, and with the team struggling outside of Staples, this year is no exception. Whether for the purpose of molding themselves into a more legitimate force heading into the playoffs or simply forging...

    Blog | February 03, 2012
  7. Lakers at Nuggets: What to watch

    Andy Kamenetzky

    The Lakers ended 2011 on a winning note. The chance to kick off 2012 in that same positive fashion (against the same team, no, less) is immediately staring them in the face. On Saturday afternoon, the Lakers played host to the Nuggets. Tonight, Denve...

    Blog | January 01, 2012
  8. "The L.A. in my Game," with Arron Afflalo

    Andy Kamenetzky

    As part of a continuing series, NBA players share how growing up in L.A. shaped their games. For Arron Afflalo, competition is second nature. It's been on display ever since he was 8 years old, fighting on the court with everyone from opponents t...

    Blog | October 30, 2011
  9. Arron Afflalo philosophical on the lockout

    Andy Kamenetzky

    A few days ago, I interviewed Nuggets guard Arron Afflalo as part of the "L.A. in my Game" series. (The discussion will be posted later this week.) While I had the Bruin standout on the phone, I asked for his take on recent comments from former NHL/D...

    Blog | October 24, 2011
  10. Derek Fisher, Billy Hunter, Mo Evans and others at the players me...

    Andy Kamenetzky

    Here are the talkies from Friday's players meeting at the Beverly Hilton. I'm going to post some additional thoughts later, but for the time being, here is a quick rundown. Washington Wizards big man JaVale McGee left the meeting early for unspeci...

    Blog | October 14, 2011
  11. Free Agent Profiles: Shooting guards

    Andy Kamenetzky

    For those depressed after seeing Brian emphasize the "thin" options for free-agent point guards, buck up, campers! The shooting guard crop is better. Granted, it's hardly overflowing with eye-popping candidates, but upgrades, however small, are still...

    Blog | July 20, 2011
  12. "The L.A. in my Game," with Darren Collison

    Andy Kamenetzky

    As part of a continuing series, NBA players share the various ways growing up in L.A. shaped their games. Darren Collison grew up in Rancho Cucamonga, a suburb of the Inland Empire, which is about 35-40 miles from Los Angeles. However, it might a...

    Blog | July 08, 2011