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  1. 5-on-5: Brown out, what's next?

    Brian Kamenetzky

    Mike Brown is out. What's next for the Lakers? Andy and I participated in a 5-on-5 roundtable discussion on the subject, along with TrueHoop's Henry Abbott, Darius Soriano of Forum Blue and Gold, and's Brian Windhorst. The five questio...

    Blog | November 09, 2012
  2. Know your NBA owners: Where Dr. Buss fits in

    Brian Kamenetzky

    Save Mark Cuban, aside from the most dedicated enthusiasts getting their Herb Kohl fix on C-SPAN, NBA fans generally don't see much of NBA owners. But while their low profile collectively lends to a sense of sameness, this group of 30 men (31, I supp...

    Blog | September 13, 2011
  3. Kobe and clutch: The debate rages on...

    Brian Kamenetzky

    TrueHoop's Henry Abbott and Mark Heisler of the LA Times exchange emails on the subject. My opinion hasn't changed....

    Blog | July 11, 2011
  4. More on the Lakers and late-game isolation offense

    Brian Kamenetzky

    There were two points in Henry Abbott's post at TrueHoop Friday afternoon. The first surrounds the popular notion crowning Kobe Bryant the NBA's best clutch performer, and Abbott's belief the numbers say unequivocally he's not. Jeff Gross/...

    Blog | February 01, 2011
  5. New PodKast: Kobe and clutch, with TrueHoop's Henry Abbott

    Brian Kamenetzky

    Here's the crux of the problem: I hate the question. I really do. Trying to divine the league's Clutchiest Clutch of Clutchness is futile. Percentages don't work, because not all late-game shots are created equal, by a long shot. Nor do all player...

    Blog | January 29, 2011
  6. Podcast Question of the Day: Mike Brown and honeymoons

    Brian Kamenetzky

    In the newest edition of The Forum, we join TrueHoop's Kevin Arnovitz asking what might happen should the Clippers get off to a mediocre start, given high expectations surrounding the team. Needless to say, a lot of the conversation centers around co...

    Blog | December 29, 2011
  7. The Lakers should worry about now now, and later later

    Brian Kamenetzky

    Accustomed as they are to almost absurd levels of star-driven, death-and-taxes, "Hey, another eastern sunrise!" success, Lakers fans aren't shy about looking to the future. They want assurances of continued success in a post-Kobe Bryant era. A little...

    Blog | August 16, 2011
  8. Dwyane Wade over Kobe Bryant?

    Brian Kamenetzky

    So says Tuesday's "5 on 5" panel at Asked "Who is the best shooting guard in the NBA," all five TrueHoop Network bloggers went with Dwyane Wade over Kobe Bryant. (In a separate piece-- Insider required-- ESPN The Magazine's Chris Palmer ...

    Blog | July 26, 2011
  9. PodKast: On the post All-Star run, Matt Barnes, LBJ's Twitter pro...

    Brian Kamenetzky

    While our primary goal ahead of Sunday's game with the Spurs is to get you ready for Sunday's game against the Spurs -- something we hoped to accomplish with our conversation with Timothy Varner and Andrew McNeill of TrueHoop's --...

    Blog | March 05, 2011
  10. Arnovitz on L.A.'s solid Game 6 defense

    Brian Kamenetzky

    Thanks to the layup drill the Celtics seemed to be running in Sunday's Game 5, it's no shock the focus for Kobe Bryant after the loss was on defense. Rightly so. The Lakers posted a defensive efficiency (points allowed per 100 possessions) of 105.9, ...

    Blog | June 16, 2010
  11. The good and bad of Lamar Odom

    Brian Kamenetzky

    While Andrew Bynum will suit up in Sunday's Game 5, how much he'll play and how effectively is a wide open question, meaning the quality of Lamar Odom's performance tomorrow is critical. To say the least, he's been underwhelming through four games...

    Blog | June 12, 2010
  12. Sheed vs. Pau, the highlight video

    Brian Kamenetzky

    Another great piece of work from TrueHoop's Kevin Arnovitz, highlighting the matchup between Pau Gasol and Rasheed Wallace in Thursday's Game 4, including all the action happening away from the ball. Needless to say, there's a lot of pushing and shov...

    Blog | June 11, 2010
  13. More on Pau Gasol's strong Game 1

    Brian Kamenetzky

    No Laker came into Thursday's Game 1 with more lingering questions about his basketball manhood than Pau Gasol. Despite handling rough-and-tumble physical types like Kenyon Martin and Dwight Howard en route to a title last season, making a second con...

    Blog | June 04, 2010
  14. Arnovitz looks back at 2008

    Brian Kamenetzky

    A great read from our man Kevin Arnovitz at TrueHoop, taking a closer examination of key matchups, sets, and strategies from the '08 version of Lakers vs. Celtics, and how the context could be different this time around. As always, top notch stuff...

    Blog | June 02, 2010
  15. Utah's offense and you: Pregame reading

    Brian Kamenetzky

    One of the reasons I love matchups between the Lakers and Jazz is because it pits two "system" teams against one another. Fans are treated to old school stuff like cutting and passing.'s Kevin Arnovitz has an excellent breakdown ...

    Blog | February 10, 2010
  16. "Get out of my way, Saturn!"

    Brian Kamenetzky

    If all commercials were this good, my DVR would gather dust. Via TrueHoop, via Hardwood Paroxysm....

    Blog | February 10, 2010