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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. Jamaal Wilkes enters the Hall of Fame -- speech, induction video

    Brian Kamenetzky

    Another Los Angeles Lakers great is now officially a Hall of Famer, with the induction of Jamaal Wilkes on Friday evening in Springfield, Mass. As ESPNLA's Arash Markazi notes, it's an honor he believed one day would come, but wasn't quite sure if he...

    Blog | September 08, 2012
  4. The Forum: Questions beyond the Big Four

    Brian Kamenetzky

    We all know the big questions concerning L.A.'s Big Four heading into the 2012-13 season. In the newest edition of The Forum, ESPNLA's Ramona Shelburne joins me as we break down the smaller-but-still vital issues that, given how evenly matched the...

    Blog | September 07, 2012
  5. Dwupdate: Bynum's agent says call first

    Brian Kamenetzky

    Any team interested in acquiring Andrew Bynum as part of a Dwight Howard deal shouldn't make any assumptions about their ability to keep L.A.'s young 7-footer around long term, says Bynum's agent David Lee. ESPNLA's Ramona Shelburne has the details: ...

    Blog | July 20, 2012
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Shelburne on Kobe's 'Unfamiliar territory'

    Brian Kamenetzky

    If you haven't yet read this piece from ESPNLA's Ramona Shelburne on Kobe Bryant, do so. In it, she details the new world in which he and the Lakers live, as the team tries to move past the Phil Jackson era and change shrinks Kobe's proverbial cir...

    Blog | May 23, 2012
  10. Rapid Reaction: Lakers 113, Clippers 108

    Brian Kamenetzky

    Dear Basketball Gods, Hi. My name is Brian Kamenetzky. I'm a writer with, and would really, really, really like you to arrange for the Lakers and Clippers to meet in the playoffs this season. I'd appreciate it, and think the entire hoo...

    Blog | April 04, 2012
  11. 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
  12. Sources: Lakers still at odds with Mike Brown's system

    Brian Kamenetzky

    Following consecutive losses against basement level opposition, ESPNLA's Ramona Shelburne reports frustration with Mike Brown's offensive system still runs high through the Lakers' locker room: "... Sources say the team's ongoing struggles on the ro...

    Blog | March 08, 2012
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. Daydreaming about D-Will

    Brian Kamenetzky

    Dwight Howard is, and will continue to be the superstar most heavily rumored to land in L.A.. Still, as's Ramona Shelburne notes, it's worth keeping New Jersey's Deron Williams on the radar: "While the Lakers had extended conversations wi...

    Blog | January 18, 2012
  16. Lakers Late Night Replay vs. Phoenix, plus postgame (Kobe) video

    Brian Kamenetzky

    The Lakers, rather quietly, have put together wins in seven of their last nine games, running their record to 7-4 following a 99-83 win over the Phoenix Suns Tuesday night at Staples. Among the highlights: Pau Gasol finished with 16 points and 12...

    Blog | January 10, 2012