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  1. Kobe "85 percent" sure he'll play in opener

    Brian Kamenetzky

    Dave McMenamin has the news. Kobe Bryant participated fully in shootaround Tuesday morning, and unless his strained right foot acts up in the interim he'll suit up for tonight's season opener against Dallas. Very good news for the Lakers, both...

    Blog | October 30, 2012
  2. Kobe Bryant misses Friday's practices

    Brian Kamenetzky

    As ESPNLA's Dave McMenamin reports, Kobe Bryant sat out both of Friday's practice sessions with discomfort in his right foot. It's not considered serious, and Bryant will be listed as day-to-day. The caution is obviously appropriate. The first wee...

    Blog | October 05, 2012
  3. Media Day mini-roundup: Howard's back, Kobe's expectations high

    Brian Kamenetzky

    There were no great revelations from Dwight Howard regarding his back Monday at Media Day, which basically means the news is good. He's not experienced any setbacks, and is on track to return fully healthy relatively soon, as ESPNLA's Dave McMenamin ...

    Blog | October 02, 2012
  4. Source: Lakers interested in Jamison, O'Neal, Brand

    Brian Kamenetzky

    ESPNLA's Dave McMenamin has the news here. The Lakers, says the report, are kicking the tires on a few of the backup bigs available, while continuing contact with their own free agent, Jordan Hill. On the radar include vets Antawn Jamison, Elton ...

    Blog | July 13, 2012
  5. Devin Ebanks accepts Lakers' qualifying offer

    Brian Kamenetzky

    ESPNLA's Dave McMenamin has the news here. Devin Ebanks' accepting L.A.'s qualifying offer, for one year at just over $1 million, isn't at all surprising. He simply hasn't played enough to generate significant interest across the league. It's a g...

    Blog | July 10, 2012
  6. Ramon Sessions will become a free agent

    Brian Kamenetzky

    The list of players under contract with the Lakers is a little smaller. As ESPNLA's Dave McMenamin reports, point guard Ramon Sessions , has declined to exercise his player option for next season, worth $4.55 million, and will instead become an unres...

    Blog | June 19, 2012
  7. Kobe Bryant won't play tonight in Sacramento

    Brian Kamenetzky

    Dave McMenamin has the news. In a nutshell, Kobe Bryant will sit out the regular season finale tonight in Sacramento, ceding this year's scoring title to Oklahoma City's Kevin Durant. Kobe has said repeatedly over the last few days the scoring cro...

    Blog | April 26, 2012
  8. Brown: Blake to start for now

    Brian Kamenetzky

    Fresh off his alma mater's win over K-State this morning, prideful Orangeman Dave McMenamin reports Lakers coach Mike Brown plans to start Steve Blake over newly acquired Ramon Sessions at point guard "for the foreseeable future and it might be [Blak...

    Blog | March 17, 2012
  9. Sources: Lakers closer to acquiring Michael Beasley

    Brian Kamenetzky

    ESPNLA's Dave McMenamin has the story: "The Lakers revisited talks to acquire Minnesota Timberwolves forward Michael Beasley on Wednesday, multiple league sources told Several variations of the trade have been discussed. One woul...

    Blog | March 15, 2012
  10. Kobe Bryant will be a gametime decision vs. Minnesota

    Brian Kamenetzky

    Dave McMenamin has the news out of this afternoon's shootaround: "...[Kobe] Bryant passed a neurological exam, a baseline test for concussion management as well as a stationary bike test and treadmill test while visiting with Dr. Vern Williams befor...

    Blog | February 29, 2012
  11. Kobe Bryant's nasal fracture confirmed, will undergo MRI

    Brian Kamenetzky

    After sustaining a nasal fracture in Sunday's All-Star Game, Kobe Bryant missed Tuesday's practice, and his status for tomorrow's tilt with Minnesota is unknown. Writes ESPNLA's Dave McMenamin: "Bryant visited Dr. John Rehm, an ear, nose and throat ...

    Blog | February 28, 2012
  12. Lakers Late Night Replay vs. Atlanta

    Brian Kamenetzky

    I'm not going to tell you the sell out crowd at Staples got their money's worth, but they did see a win (and walked out with a nifty "I (heart) Lakers" Valentine's Day t-shirt). With special guest Dave McMenamin sitting in for AK, we broke it down...

    Blog | February 14, 2012
  13. Lakers work out Gilbert Arenas

    Brian Kamenetzky's Dave McMenamin has the news: "While the Los Angeles Lakers were in Toronto on Sunday finishing off their six-game road trip, Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak was holding a private workout for free agent guard Gilbert Arenas, accordi...

    Blog | February 12, 2012
  14. Blake out, McRoberts, Murphy, Kapono in vs. Cleveland

    Brian Kamenetzky

    Dave McMenamin has the news. Bottom line, the Lakers get some much needed help in the frontcourt behind Pau Gasol and Andrew Bynum. Gasol particularly piled up minutes in games against Phoenix and Utah without Josh McRoberts and Troy Murphy availa...

    Blog | January 13, 2012
  15. Hollinger scouting reports, and a Lakers 5-on-5

    Brian Kamenetzky

    If you missed it, John Hollinger has released his perpetually fascinating player scouting reports for this season's Lakers team (Insider required). Whether regarding the Lakers or other teams around the league, they're always among my favorite yearly...

    Blog | November 28, 2011
  16. Derek Fisher to skip Impact Basketball League

    Brian Kamenetzky

    ESPNLA's Dave McMenamin has the news: "Despite being listed on one of the rosters for the Impact Basketball Academy's "Competitive Training Series" that is set to begin Monday in Las Vegas, [Derek] Fisher will not be able to participate because of h...

    Blog | September 12, 2011