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  1. Kobe Bryant balances the scales

    Brian Kamenetzky

    It started with basic ballhandling drills, the kind you probably did at your summer basketball camp in middle school. Head up, hard dribbles in different rhythms. Then he moved just above the free throw line, and snapped the ball between his legs. On...

    Blog | October 09, 2012
  2. Kobe Bryant's No. 24 Los Angeles Lakers jersey top-seller interna...

    Brian Kamenetzky

    The NBA has for the first time released its list of top selling jerseys internationally, and Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant has landed in the top spot for the 2011-12 season.

    Story | Conversation | June 21, 2012
  3. Shaquille O'Neal to Boston: Should you care?

    Brian Kamenetzky

    There was a time when Shaquille O'Neal signing with a championship contending Boston Celtics squad would have seemed like a slap in the face to the Lakers, a calculated and cynical flip of the bird. And it would have been, with O'Neal likey declaring...

    Blog | August 04, 2010
  4. The Eastern Conference: Who stacks up to L.A.?

    Brian Kamenetzky

    Go ahead, call the hype surrounding the free agent summer of 2010 oppressive. Insufferable. Unendurable. Or any other appropriate word available at Measured by the way it has reshaped the NBA, you'd have to call it monumental as well. ...

    Blog | July 16, 2010
  5. LeBron who? New Cleveland Cavaliers coach Byron Scott ready to mo...

    Brian Kamenetzky

    Byron Scott took the job in Cleveland hoping for the opportunity to coach LeBron. It didn't work out, but Scott made it clear he's not going to dwell on it.

    Story | Conversation | July 13, 2010
  6. Los Angeles Lakers' Andrew Bynum says knee not getting any worse

    Brian Kamenetzky

    Lakers center Andrew Bynum says his injured knee had not gotten any worse after the team's Game 1 victory.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2010
  7. Boston Celtics Paul Pierce talks about Los Angeles Lakers fans

    Brian Kamenetzky

    Los Angeles native Paul Pierce calls Celtics fans more knowledgeable.

    Story | Conversation | June 02, 2010
  8. 2010 NBA playoffs: Lakers coach Phil Jackson points to Pau Gasol-...

    Brian Kamenetzky

    Lakers head coach says Celtics forward is the center of Boston's defense.

    Story | Conversation | June 02, 2010
  9. Rock the vote: Lakers vs. Celtics poll questions

    Brian Kamenetzky

    Sunday morning I laid out questions surrounding the sequel to what was a fruitful first run for the Boston Celtics against the Lakers back in 2008. This year, Lakers fans hope things will be different. A lot can change before Thursday's Game 1, but w...

    Blog | May 30, 2010
  10. Top 10 Lakers playoffs moments: Magic's baby hook beats Boston in...

    Brian Kamenetzky

    Dick Raphael/NBAE/Getty Images The Celtics may have imagined a hook shot beating them in Game 4 of the '87 Finals... but likely not from Magic Johnson. You can probably still hear the call from Chick Hearn. Up two games to one against the Boston...

    Blog | May 28, 2010
  11. NBA Playoffs 2010: Los Angeles Lakers confident about Game 5

    Brian Kamenetzky

    While coach Phil Jackson was disappointed in the team's inability to win at least one game in Phoenix, he said he's still not worried

    Story | Conversation | May 26, 2010
  12. Top 10 Lakers playoff moments: Kareem's sky hook marks the end of...

    Brian Kamenetzky

    Lennox McClendon/AP Photo Eight times the Lakers had played the Celtics and eight times they had lost, until Kareem Abdul-Jabbar led the purple and gold to the 1985 title. In the title-clinching Game 6 at Boston Garden, "Cap" scored 29 points, inclu...

    Blog | May 21, 2010
  13. Lakers crush Phoenix in Game 1: The reactions

    Brian Kamenetzky

    As Andy and I noted when it was over, the third quarter of Monday's impressive 128-107 Game 1 win over the Suns at Staples belonged to L.A.'s star tandem of Pau Gasol and Kobe Bryant. Particularly Bryant, who scored more than half of the 40 points he...

    Blog | May 18, 2010
  14. St. Patty's Day alternatives for the green averse

    Brian Kamenetzky

    For most people, March 17 is a festive day, filled with good times, good beers, and corned beef. Who doesn't like St. Patrick's Day, what with its Irish tinged joy and green tint and shamrocks and leprechauns? Hard core Lakers fans, that's who. Th...

    Blog | March 17, 2010