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  1. 2014 NBA Playoffs: Pop opens with sparkling Duncan

    Dave McMenamin

    The Mavs didn't apply special defense for Tim Duncan, and paid the price in Game 1.

    Story | Conversation | April 20, 2014
  2. San Antonio Spurs' Tony Parker says regular-season success nothin...

    Dave McMenamin

    Despite the Spurs' regular-season success this year, it won't mean anything if they don't win it all, Tony Parker said.

    Story | Conversation | April 19, 2014
  3. Kobe extension: parts loyalty and risk

    Dave McMenamin

    The Los Angeles Lakers showed great loyalty to Kobe Bryant, the man whom Magic Johnson, Jerry West and even Shaquille O'Neal have called the greatest Laker of all time, by signing him Monday to a $48.5 million extension over the next two seasons. ...

    Blog | November 25, 2013
  4. Rapid Reaction: Spurs 91, Lakers 85

    Dave McMenamin

    LOS ANGELES -- It wasn't the Los Angeles Lakers-San Antonio Spurs game everyone is accustomed to seeing, with Kobe Bryant (Achilles tendon) and Tim Duncan (chest contusion) both out of the lineup for the first time since November 1996, but the compet...

    Blog | November 01, 2013
  5. Tim Duncan of San Antonio Spurs out vs. Los Angeles Lakers with c...

    J.A. Adande and Dave McMenamin

    Tim Duncan will not play in the San Antonio Spurs' game Friday night against the Los Angeles Lakers, Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said.

    Story | Conversation | November 01, 2013
  6. Steve Nash open to Los Angeles Lakers conserving his minutes

    Dave McMenamin

    Steve Nash recently received a memo from the NBA that served as both an honor and a reminder of the challenge he'll face as starting point guard for the Los Angeles Lakers: Nash, who will turn 40 in February, is officially the oldest player in the league.

    Story | Conversation | September 27, 2013
  7. Lakers stake out second round once again

    Dave McMenamin

    While two former No. 1 picks in LeBron James and Tim Duncan dominated and defined the NBA Finals for their respective teams, the series wouldn't have been what it was without a couple of second-round picks. Manu Ginobili, selected No. 57 by San An...

    Blog | June 25, 2013
  8. Magic weighs in on Howard, D'Antoni

    Dave McMenamin

    It has been nearly 20 years since Magic Johnson coached the Los Angeles Lakers for 16 games in the 1993-94 season*, but the Hall of Famer's opinions about his former franchise are as strong as ever. Johnson, an analyst for ESPN appearing on KIA NB...

    Blog | June 12, 2013
  9. Metta World Peace of Los Angeles Lakers says Miami Heat 'want it ...

    Dave McMenamin

    Lakers forward Metta World Peace believes the Heat aren't just being beat on the court, but also between the ears.

    Story | Conversation | June 12, 2013
  10. Kobe Bryant interview: The best of the rest

    Dave McMenamin

    Kobe Bryant shuffled into a conference room on the second floor of the Los Angeles Lakers' practice facility Monday with crutches under his arm and special Nike "Medical Mambas" on his feet and sat down for a near 30-minute interview with ESPNLosAnge...

    Blog | June 04, 2013
  11. 2013 NBA Playoffs -- Into the unknown for Los Angeles Lakers' Pa...

    Dave McMenamin

    As Paul Gasol enters the unknown this offseason, what is certain is that the center immersed himself in the reality of Lakers lore.

    Story | Conversation | April 28, 2013
  12. Rapid Reaction: Spurs 102, Lakers 91

    Dave McMenamin

    SAN ANTONIO -- Without the guy with the reputation for being basketball's ultimate closer, the Los Angeles Lakers looked lost and overmatched in the final minutes of quarters all night in their 102-91 loss in Game 2 to the San Antonio Spurs. While...

    Blog | April 24, 2013
  13. Lakers-Spurs: 10 things to think about

    Dave McMenamin

    After one of the most arduous and pitfall-filled seasons in Los Angeles Lakers history, if not in the entire history of the league, the guys in purple and gold find themselves in the postseason with a first-round series against the San Antonio Spurs....

    Blog | April 21, 2013
  14. Howard working on extending his range

    Dave McMenamin

    SAN FRANCISCO -- When Dwight Howard is open for a mid-range jump shot and chooses to pass instead, assistant coach Dan D'Antoni mutters the same phrase under his breath every time. "Chicken s---." As good as Howard is in the post, the Lakers co...

    Blog | March 25, 2013
  15. When will the misery end for these Lakers?

    Dave McMenamin

    HOUSTON -- When will it stop for the Los Angeles Lakers this season? When will they be able to put their foot down without fracturing a fibula or raise their arm up without tearing a labrum? When will the quotes about big-boy pants and being old b...

    Blog | January 08, 2013
  16. Pressure will be a constant

    Dave McMenamin

    The group that the Los Angeles Lakers' brass envisions lifting the Larry O'Brien trophy come June has only played five games for its head coach, has yet to play a meaningful game with its Hall of Fame point guard in the lineup and is hovering around ...

    Blog | November 30, 2012