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  1. The Forum: Who benefits most from Steve Nash's return?

    Andy Kamenetzky

    Mike D'Antoni has steadfastly insisted Steve Nash's return will fix many of the issues currently plaguing the Lakers. Taking that sentiment a step further, which Laker stands to benefit the most from the point guard suiting up? We discuss....

    Blog | December 07, 2012
  2. The Forum: Pau Gasol's future in L.A.

    Andy Kamenetzky

    Mike D'Antoni has arrived, but Pau Gasol's game still remains largely absent. Can the Lakers' new coach meld his system with El Spaniard's skills? If not, what is Gasol's trade value? We discuss....

    Blog | November 29, 2012
  3. Practice report: Conditioning, learning the new system

    Andy Kamenetzky

    During a recent edition of The Forum, I singled out Darius Morris as the most pleasant surprise of the season for the Los Angeles Lakers. To me, Morris epitomizes an unseen turn of events, given his inexperience and how shaky the kid looked during pr...

    Blog | November 26, 2012
  4. The Forum: Kobe Bryant and Mike D'Antoni

    Andy Kamenetzky

    Kobe Bryant is currently paced to enjoy one of his strongest seasons in recent memory, what with the eye-popping efficiency and impressive blend of scoring and facilitating. Will Mike D'Antoni's system help Bryant maintain this effect? We discuss....

    Blog | November 23, 2012
  5. The Forum: The State of the Lakers

    Andy Kamenetzky

    To say the least, the last seven days have been a whirlwind, even by the Lakers' high standards. With the dust now settled, does the franchise still appear on the right track? ...

    Blog | November 16, 2012
  6. The Forum: Mike D'Antoni

    Andy Kamenetzky

    The Lakers have a new coach and it's not the guy most people expected and even chanted for at Staples Center. Mike D'Antoni is in. Phil Jackson is passed over. We grade the hire....

    Blog | November 14, 2012
  7. The Forum: First week impressions

    Andy Kamenetzky

    The Lakers' season has, to put it mildly, gotten off to a rocky start. Has this changed our perception of a team penciled in by many -- us included -- as potential champions in 2013? We discuss. ...

    Blog | November 07, 2012
  8. The Forum: Maximizing Steve Nash

    Andy Kamenetzky

    Two games into the season, Steve Nash, on top of nursing a leg injury, doesn't appear entirely comfortable with his role in the offense. What's the best way to implement Nash and maximize his talent? We discuss....

    Blog | November 01, 2012
  9. The Forum with Chris Duhon: The bench

    Andy Kamenetzky

    For the Lakers to make a legitimate championship run, the reserves will have to perform considerably better than last season, when they were the least productive bench in the entire league. Will that happen? We ask a member of the second unit, Chris ...

    Blog | October 26, 2012
  10. The Forum with Chris Duhon: The purpose of the preseason

    Andy Kamenetzky

    Special guest Chris Duhon explains the goals of the preseason from a player's perspective, and what the Lakers have and have not accomplished while negotiating early injuries and a brand new offense. ...

    Blog | October 24, 2012
  11. The Forum: Mike Brown and minutes

    Andy Kamenetzky

    Last season, Kobe Bryant and Pau Gasol logged were among the league leaders for minutes, and the toll was evident. This season, Mike Brown's roster is better and deeper, but even more steeped in NBA mileage. Will Brown make a conscious effort to keep...

    Blog | October 21, 2012
  12. The Forum: Preseason concerns

    Andy Kamenetzky

    The Lakers' 0-4 preseason record is arguably meaningless, but Dwight Howard has yet to play and Kobe Bryant, Pau Gasol and Jordan Hill have missed games, which interrupts continuity and muddies the picture for Mike Brown while creating a rotation. Th...

    Blog | October 19, 2012
  13. The Forum: Kobe's eventual retirement

    Andy Kamenetzky

    In recent weeks, Kobe Bryant has not only talked a fair amount about potentially retiring after the next two seasons, but discussed the matter with comfort and ease. Why would a highly competitive player still playing at a high level be at peace with...

    Blog | October 13, 2012
  14. The Forum: Pressure on Dwight Howard

    Andy Kamenetzky

    Whether you agree with Shaq's recent comments about Brook Lopez being better than Dwight Howard -- and we don't -- they nonetheless reflect the scrutiny D12 will receive day in and day out as a Laker center. Will this fishbowl prove too difficult an ...

    Blog | October 11, 2012
  15. The Forum: Will the defense improve?

    Andy Kamenetzky

    Logic dictates the additions of Steve Nash, Dwight Howard, Antawn Jamison, Jodie Meeks and Eddie Jordan should improve last season's offensive woes. But 2012 featured a fair amount of defensive slippage as well. Will the solution be as simple as "jus...

    Blog | October 07, 2012
  16. The Forum: Still Kobe's team?

    Andy Kamenetzky

    At Monday's Media Day, Kobe Bryant created headlines by emphatically declaring that, despite the additions of Dwight Howard and Steve Nash, the Lakers are still "his team." Is this statement in any way erroneous, controversial or problematic? We disc...

    Blog | October 04, 2012