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  1. A lot can happen over five years

    Andy Kamenetzky

    With Lakers Media Day approaching Monday, it dawned on me how Oct. 1, 2012, doesn't just mark the official launch of training camp and the 2012-2013 season. It also marks the five-year anniversary of the Media Day following Kobe Bryant's "radio tour....

    Blog | September 30, 2012
  2. The 2013 Lakers aren't the 2004 Lakers

    Andy Kamenetzky

    Before a "big three" became a requisite for NBA teams establishing credentials as serious contenders, it wasn't too long ago that a splashy big four graced the Association. It was assembled during the summer of 2003, when Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O'...

    Blog | August 14, 2012
  3. A purple-and-gold crossroads for Kobe and the Lakers?

    Andy Kamenetzky

    Even for fans harking back to the days of West, Baylor and Wilt, it's probably hard to think about the Lakers without Kobe Bryant. Next season will be his 17th with the franchise, the longest any player has donned a Lakers uniform. During this time, ...

    Blog | July 01, 2012
  4. A purple and gold guide to rooting in the Finals

    Andy Kamenetzky

    For any Lakers fan, any NBA finals without the purple and gold is by definition a disappointing series. The Lakers are a franchise that openly cries "championship or bust," and that standard has been enthusiastically adopted by the faithful. Thus, be...

    Blog | June 12, 2012
  5. PodKast: The future of the NBA, D.Fish and the "big 3" formula

    Andy Kamenetzky

    With the Finals approaching and questions a'plenty surrounding the Lakers, there's nary a shortage of talking points this young offseason. Along with ESPNLA.com's Ramona Shelburne, we chop up the following: - (2:54): The OKC Thunder pulle...

    Blog | June 09, 2012
  6. Lakers Late Night Replay: Game 3 vs. Oklahoma City

    Andy Kamenetzky

    Wow. Just... wow. There are losses. There are bad losses. And there are bad losses that carry the sting of 1,000 bees -- all born and raised in Oklahoma, naturally -- working in unison to attack as one. A primo chance to drastically alter the tone...

    Blog | May 16, 2012
  7. Lakers at Thunder, Game 1: What to watch

    Andy Kamenetzky

    With sincere respect to the Denver Nuggets, that it took the Lakers seven games to defeat them suggests how well the Lakers must play against Oklahoma City to have even a hope of advancing. Kevin Durant and the gang were the preseason favorites to co...

    Blog | May 14, 2012
  8. Lakers vs. Thunder: What to watch with Daily Thunder

    Andy Kamenetzky

    Even before a tumultuous turn of recent events -- a lethargic home loss to Memphis, Mike Brown sitting Kobe Bryant and Andrew Bynum during key stretches of two contests -- this game would be huge. As I wrote Wednesday, it marks the first of five game...

    Blog | March 29, 2012
  9. PodKast w/Darius Soriano, Forum Blue and Gold: Sessions, Fisher, ...

    Andy Kamenetzky

    Sessions-mania is in full effect, even before his triumphant debut as a starter Friday against the Blazers! Ramon is officially the man of the hour, and we decided to get some thoughts on new point guard from our man Darius Soriano, head honcho of Fo...

    Blog | March 24, 2012
  10. The Jim Buss Project

    Andy Kamenetzky

    Jim Buss appeared Friday on 710 ESPN's Mason and Ireland Show for an exceedingly rare interview, done by his own admission to help fans learn more about who he is. Listening to him, I suddenly thought about how 13 years have passed since The Blair Wi...

    Blog | March 24, 2012
  11. Derek Fisher now officially a member of the Thunder

    Andy Kamenetzky

    From the moment the Lakers traded Derek Fisher to the Rockets, a buyout was heavily anticipated. The odds of Fisher remaining with an 8-ish seed for the remainder of a career in its severe twilight felt low. And even with Kyle Lowry sidelined, third-...

    Blog | March 21, 2012
  12. Lakers at Mavericks: What to watch with ESPN Dallas

    Andy Kamenetzky

    For the Lakers, a two-game losing streak threatens to dampen the good vibes since the acquisition of new point guard Ramon Sessions, plus swelling hopes for home-court advantage throughout much of the playoffs. For the Mavericks, a four-game winning ...

    Blog | March 21, 2012
  13. PodKast: Trade deadline, Fish and the musical stylings of Pau Gas...

    Andy Kamenetzky

    You didn't really think the deadline would pass without a poddy, did ya? You know us better than that. Among the talking points... - The Lakers are officially different than at March 15, 11:59 am PT. The key new face arriving is, of cours...

    Blog | March 16, 2012
  14. Lakers vs. Timberwolves: What to watch

    Andy Kamenetzky

    Apparently, there's a provision in the new collective bargaining agreement mandating the Lakers and Timberwolves play once a week in seasons taking place during a leap year. Thus, the third meeting since Feb. 29. But despite Minnesota standing pat at...

    Blog | March 16, 2012
  15. What Derek Fisher meant to the Lakers

    Andy Kamenetzky

    Glenn James/NBAE/Getty Images Fisher's time with the Lakers won't be easily forgotten. We always hear athletes, media and fans alike talk about how sports is a business. This summer, we witnessed a harsh reminder of this reality when the season was...

    Blog | March 15, 2012
  16. Rapid Reaction: Lakers 116, Grizzlies 111 (2OT)

    Andy Kamenetzky

    No Zach Randolph and no Rudy Gay? Ultimately, it was a bit too much of a problem for the Grizzlies, who hung very tough without two of their three best players, even forcing 10 bonus minutes of basketball to decide the contest. Lesser names like Tony...

    Blog | March 13, 2012