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  1. A writer's fond farewell to Lakerland

    Dave McMenamin

    Well, no use beating around the bush. It's time for me to say goodbye to you, Los Angeles Lakers fans. After spending the last six years living in L.A. and covering a stretch of your franchise's history that saw just about everything, I'm leaving ...

    Blog | September 24, 2014
  2. Coaching search continues at slow pace

    Dave McMenamin

    It was surely a jarring scene for the Los Angeles Lakers' fans who turned their televisions to any of a number of sports stations Tuesday morning. There were their former coach and former starting point guard standing in front of a jumbo-sized New Yo...

    Blog | June 10, 2014
  3. Digging into the Lakers' coaching search

    Dave McMenamin

    The Los Angeles Lakers are in the market to hire the 25th head coach in franchise history, and now, several weeks after the job became available, it seems as if there are 25 candidates to fill the position. The Lakers have still not reached out to...

    Blog | May 11, 2014
  4. Four! Swaggy P's scoring feat

    Dave McMenamin

    SALT LAKE CITY -- Nick Young might be the unofficial NBA leader when it comes to sheer "swag," but there is an actual statistical category that Young is the league leader in: 4-point plays. Young has four 4-point plays on the season, made possible...

    Blog | December 27, 2013
  5. How the Lakers got here: 10 decisions that shaped their fate

    Dave McMenamin

    LOS ANGELES -- For the first time in a long time, the Los Angeles Lakers are in a bit of a rut. For a franchise that has won 16 championships, a first-round playoff exit via sweep -- punctuating a three-year stretch in which the team failed to make i...

    Blog | May 28, 2013
  6. Darius Morris making the most of his time

    Dave McMenamin

    EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- Darius Morris couldn't crack a rotation last season that featured the likes of Derek Fisher, Ramon Sessions, Steve Blake and Andrew Goudelock playing ahead of him. Did he figure he had a chance to get much burn for the Los A...

    Blog | November 19, 2012
  7. Lakers flip-flop over flopping rule

    Dave McMenamin

    EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- It wasn't a surprise to anyone that it didn't take long for Dwight Howard and Steve Nash to come up with a Laurel & Hardy-like repartee. However, the subject matter of Nash & Howard's first comedy act after Wednesday's Los An...

    Blog | October 03, 2012
  8. Source -- Forward Jordan Hill to sign two-year deal with Los Ange...

    Dave McMenamin

    Jordan Hill will sign an two-year deal, worth "a little less" than $8 million, a league source told on Friday. Hill's decision came down to the Lakers and the Timberwolves.

    Story | Conversation | July 20, 2012
  9. Hill, Lakers share mutual interest in return

    Dave McMenamin

    As the days tick down until NBA free agency officially opens on July 1, unrestricted free agent Jordan Hill and the Los Angeles Lakers both want to see the 6-foot-10 big man wearing purple and gold next season. "They're the leader in the clubhouse...

    Blog | June 27, 2012
  10. Metta World Peace of Los Angeles Lakers says his team was better,...

    Dave McMenamin

    Metta World Peace reflects on the Lakers season saying his team "underachieved" and was better than the Oklahoma City Thunder, despite the postseason defeat.

    Story | Conversation | May 22, 2012
  11. Fisher & Bryant: Playoff opponents for the first time

    Dave McMenamin

    It was like any of the thousands of practices in which Derek Fisher and Kobe Bryant had gone up against each other since entering the league as rookies with the Lakers in 1996. But this time, there were 18,203 mostly blue-shirted fans in the stand...

    Blog | May 16, 2012
  12. Five ways the Kobe-less Lakers are different

    Dave McMenamin

    The Lakers played their second straight game without Kobe Bryant in uniform Monday as Bryant sat out with an aggravated left shin. The Lakers beat the New Orleans Hornets 93-91 to run their record to 1-1 in Bryant's absence. And Bryant made the mo...

    Blog | April 09, 2012
  13. Pau Gasol says Los Angeles Lakers need more urgency going into to...

    Dave McMenamin

    Pau Gasol has always been a thoughtful fellow to speak to following a Lakers game -- win or lose -- as he's usually able to remove emotion from the moment in order to provide proper perspective.

    Story | Conversation | April 08, 2012
  14. Los Angeles Lakers meet 105-year-old fan Allene Wynn

    Dave McMenamin

    Allene Wynn of Pacoima, Calif. turned 105 years old this week and celebrated her birthday at the Los Angeles Lakers game against the New Orleans Hornets as a guest of the team.

    Story | Conversation | March 31, 2012
  15. Lakers' pre-playoff checklist

    Dave McMenamin

    LOS ANGELES -- If you were buying what Kobe Bryant was selling following the Los Angeles Lakers' 102-93 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder on Thursday, falling to 0-2 on the season against the Thunder is not a reason for the Lakers to feel down about...

    Blog | March 30, 2012
  16. Derek Fisher pregame Q and A

    Dave McMenamin

    Derek Fisher answered questions from the Los Angeles media for the first time since being traded before the Lakers played the Thunder on Thursday. The following is a full transcript: Q: How strange are your emotions tonight? Fisher: "My emotion...

    Blog | March 29, 2012