When the Los Angeles Lakers play the Los Angeles Clippers on Friday, all 16 championship banners hanging from the Staples Center rafters will belong to the team in the purple and gold.
Bryant continues torrid pace with 48-point barrage against Phoenix.
With the NBA season truncated to just 66 games, Phil Jackson does not have a prediction of who will win it all. But he does think the strange set up for the season could allow for a dark horse contender to emerge.
They might be struggling, but Dallas can still match the size of L.A.
Rumors of Lakers' trades don't make sense when you crunch the numbers.