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  1. Magic Johnson not on the (Jim) Buss

    Brian Kamenetzky

    You -- certainly including the chanting masses at Staples Center over the weekend -- wanted Phil. Magic Johnson did, too, judging by some water cooler worthy Tweets sent out Wednesday. Last night, Johnson explained his criticisms of Lakers managem...

    Blog | November 15, 2012
  2. 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
  3. Why it's worth waiting for the Dwight Howard saga to play out

    Brian Kamenetzky

    Kim Klement/US Presswire Earlier in the summer, momentum behind a Dwight Howard deal seemed strong, whether to the Los Angeles Lakers, Brooklyn Nets or Houston Rockets. Fans salivated at the potential impact on their teams. Writers began pre-writing...

    Blog | July 30, 2012
  4. Dwupdate: Orlando to hold Howard for now?

    Brian Kamenetzky

    Reports ESPN The Magazine's Chris Broussard: "The Orlando Magic have told rival executives that they might not trade Dwight Howard after all, according to league sources. An executive who has had discussions with the Magic regarding Howard said O...

    Blog | July 23, 2012
  5. Sources: Dwight Howard willing to stay in L.A. if traded

    Brian Kamenetzky

    The news, first reported by Real GM's Jerrod Rudolph and confirmed by ESPN The Magazine's Chris Broussard, certainly represents a new turn in the Everlasting Gobstopper that is the Dwight Howard trade saga. If traded to the Lakers, sources say Howard...

    Blog | July 19, 2012
  6. Report: Lakers and Magic meeting about Dwight Howard

    Brian Kamenetzky

    The Lakers, according to a report from Yahoo! Sports, are making a push to complete a deal for Dwight Howard. They would, as a stipulation of the deal, want Howard to commit to an extension. ESPN The Magazine's Chris Broussard says talks have been...

    Blog | July 17, 2012
  7. Has the Dwight Howard calculus changed for the Lakers?

    Brian Kamenetzky

    As the Dwight Howard saga rages on, one thing has gone from pretty much obvious to abundantly so: Howard wants to go to Brooklyn, and only Brooklyn. So with that in mind, are the Lakers in better shape now to bring him to Los Angeles? Very poss...

    Blog | July 02, 2012
  8. Kobe Bryant's No. 24 Los Angeles Lakers jersey top-seller interna...

    Brian Kamenetzky

    The NBA has for the first time released its list of top selling jerseys internationally, and Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant has landed in the top spot for the 2011-12 season.

    Story | Conversation | June 21, 2012
  9. Andrew Bernstein goes Broadway

    Brian Kamenetzky

    Many Lakers fans are familiar with the new play "Magic/Bird," the stage rendering of the most legendary pairings ever produced in sports, that of Magic Johnson and Larry Bird, which opened on Broadway April 11. Quite frankly, I have no idea if it's g...

    Blog | April 16, 2012
  10. Three is (probably) a magic number

    Brian Kamenetzky

    Go ahead and sing. Wednesday's win over the Clippers was significant not simply for being a quality effort against a strong opponent, though it was, but for what it did to the standings. The Lakers now own the season series and accompanying tiebr...

    Blog | April 05, 2012
  11. Magic Johnson-led group to buy the Dodgers

    Brian Kamenetzky

    It's a very happy day for Los Angeles fans, as someone so intricately woven into the fabric of this city's sports culture will be the face of a civic treasure. Will the new Dodgers ownership group, fronted by Magic Johnson and led on the baseball ...

    Blog | March 27, 2012
  12. Howard says he wants to stay in Orlando through the season

    Brian Kamenetzky

    UPDATE (10:41 am PT)- ESPN The Magazine's Chris Broussard reports the Magic are, in the wake of Howard's comments last night, more open to moving him unless he makes some sort of commitment to Orlando. "Dwight Howard's public plea late Tuesday to rem...

    Blog | March 14, 2012
  13. Mitch Kupchak says Jim Buss deserves less criticism

    Brian Kamenetzky

    Monday afternoon, Mike Bresnahan of the L.A. Times sat down with general manager Mitch Kupchak, talking about this week's trade deadline, Pau Gasol, and the team's relationship with Magic Johnson. What has garnered the most headlines, however, are hi...

    Blog | March 13, 2012
  14. Kobe Bryant, historical rankings, and incredible success in L.A.

    Brian Kamenetzky

    When Kobe Bryant passed Shaquille O'Neal to become the NBA's fifth all-time leading scorer, it prompted a flurry of debates about his place in basketball history, but also his ranking among great Lakers, as in this video with ESPN's Tim Legler. I ...

    Blog | February 08, 2012
  15. Andrew Bynum, Dwight Howard and big decisions for the Lakers

    Brian Kamenetzky

    Douglas Jones/US Presswire Will Dwight Howard be in a Lakers uniform any time soon? Or even anytime at all? Andrew Bynum is playing well. He's averaging 16.5 points, 13.9 rebounds and 1.9 blocks, all with a positive influence defensively. Add ...

    Blog | January 20, 2012
  16. Lakers Poll: Which game interests you more, Miami or Orlando?

    Brian Kamenetzky

    Generally speaking, any time Kobe Bryant and LeBron James walk on the same court it creates an enormous amount of hype and interest, meaning Thursday's game in Miami is prime time stuff. Add the first reunion (of sorts) between James and his former c...

    Blog | January 18, 2012