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  1. Lakers at Hornets: What to watch

    Andy Kamenetzky

    For 24 minutes Tuesday night in Houston, it appeared the Lakers were on the verge of bouncing back from a mortifying loss to Orlando with a blowout win over a Rockets squad with consecutive home wins under its belt. After 36 minutes, it seemed the La...

    Blog | December 05, 2012
  2. Has Steve Blake rediscovered his game?

    Andy Kamenetzky

    Over the last week, Lakers headlines have been dominated by issues like Kobe Bryant's shin, otherworldly rebounding from Andrew Bynum, a string of quality performances from Metta World Peace, and the implications of a 20-point loss to Phoenix and a 1...

    Blog | April 12, 2012
  3. Lakers at Hornets: What to watch

    Andy Kamenetzky

    With nine games left before the playoffs begin, the best case scenario would be a Laker squad steadily clicking on all cylinders, a well-oiled machine ready for a utilize a tough stretch of foes (the Nuggets, Thunder and the Spurs... three times!) as...

    Blog | April 09, 2012
  4. Rapid Reaction: Lakers 88, Hornets 85

    Andy Kamenetzky

    This was ugly. Really ugly. Like, "the offspring of Medusa and Jabba The Hut" ugly. The important thing is the win, but the second most important thing is the way the win was manufactured. And in this game, a photo finish against a lousy Hornets team...

    Blog | March 31, 2012
  5. Lakers vs. Hornets: What to watch with Hornets 247

    Andy Kamenetzky

    After being swept up in Sessions-mania and allowing imaginations to envision a deep playoff run, Lakers fans have been slapped hard by the events of this week. Outworked in last Sunday's home loss to the Memphis Grizzlies. Outclassed in Thursday's ho...

    Blog | March 30, 2012
  6. Thoughts (and misgivings) about the Chris Paul deal

    Andy Kamenetzky

    Finally, at long last, the Chris Paul circus has mercifully packed it's league-owned bags and left town. After much hulabaloo, the Clippers and the Hornets/David Stern reached terms to find CP3 a new home. He, along with two future second round draft...

    Blog | December 15, 2011
  7. The Lakers, the NBA, and the bell that can't be unrung

    Andy Kamenetzky

    "When a team trades u and it doesn't go down? Now what?" Lamar Odom didn't even require 140 characters to pose the $64,000 question. For those who felt it impossible to top the PR nightmare that was the NBA lockout, prepare to scoop your jaws o...

    Blog | December 08, 2011
  8. ESPN Stats and info nuggets on Chris Paul and Dwight Howard

    Andy Kamenetzky

    As one would expect, there's been a lot of chatter over Monday's news the Lakers are, in a perfect world, gunning to add both Dwight Howard and Chris Paul. Of course, the world is anything but perfect, which is why I agree with Brian the odds of this...

    Blog | December 07, 2011
  9. Chris Paul for Andrew Bynum: Good call?

    Andy Kamenetzky

    Because 24/7 chatter about Dwight Howard coming to L.A. isn't enough to reinforce the stereotype of the Lakers as the NBA's Yankees, along comes another "a star in purple and gold" scenario. As ESPN's Chris Broussard and Marc Stein report, sources wi...

    Blog | December 05, 2011
  10. Punxsutawney Pau

    Andy Kamenetzky

    AP Photo Phil Connors had to win the heart of Rita, while Pau Gasol must win back the hearts of Lakers fans. In "Groundhog Day," one of my all-time favorite movies, arrogant, self-absorbed weatherman Phil Connors (a pitch-perfect Bill Murray) finds...

    Blog | November 30, 2011
  11. "The L.A. in my Game," with Darren Collison

    Andy Kamenetzky

    As part of a continuing series, NBA players share the various ways growing up in L.A. shaped their games. Darren Collison grew up in Rancho Cucamonga, a suburb of the Inland Empire, which is about 35-40 miles from Los Angeles. However, it might a...

    Blog | July 08, 2011
  12. My pet peeve with Phil Jackson

    Andy Kamenetzky

    I am an admirer of Phil Jackson as a coach. I like the triangle. I like the defensive adjustments he's helped implement over the last few seasons. I like his "big picture" approach to coaching. I like the way he empowers players and assistant coac...

    Blog | April 29, 2011
  13. Chat transcript

    Andy Kamenetzky

    For those unable to join the party in person, the experience can be relived. Talking points included the Game 5 win, Kobe Bryant's high-flyin' performance, potential second round matchups and ways to slow down Chris Paul and Carl Landry. Click her...

    Blog | April 27, 2011
  14. Lakers 106, Hornets 90: At the buzzer

    Andy Kamenetzky

    With the rubber match secured and series control reestablished, for now, everyone can exhale. Highlights Kobe Bryant I'll say this for Kobe, the man doesn't just play while hurt. He throws all possible caution to the wind when it comes to logi...

    Blog | April 26, 2011
  15. Lakers Roundtable: Weaknesses, Pau, Paul, and more

    Andy Kamenetzky

    Depending on your perspective, the opening four games between the Lakers and Hornets have been filled with intrigue, twists and historically good play by a point guard... or surprisingly, disappointingly, and frighteningly competitive results. Tomato...

    Blog | April 25, 2011
  16. Lakers vs. Hornets, Game 4: What to watch

    Andy Kamenetzky

    Little by little, the Lakers are looking more like a team in it to win it for the third consecutive time. In Game 2, their defense, commitment and energy resurfaced, making up for an offense failing to fire on all cylinders. In Game 3, there was terr...

    Blog | April 24, 2011