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  1. 2013 NBA playoffs -- Steve Nash of Los Angeles Lakers plans to pl...

    Dave McMenamin

    Mike D'Antoni said the Lakers needs even a hobbled Steve Nash to pull off the upset in their first round series.

    Story | Conversation | April 22, 2013
  2. 2013 NBA playoffs -- Dwight Howard of Los Angeles Lakers expects ...

    Dave McMenamin

    Dwight Howard expects San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich to parade him to the foul line when the Los Angeles Lakers open up their playoff series with Game 1 on Sunday, and it doesn't faze him one bit.

    Story | Conversation | April 19, 2013
  3. Nash: Lakers' goal is the postseason

    Dave McMenamin

    Steve Nash was on the "Max & Marcellus Show" on ESPNLA 710 radio on Monday and couldn't help but let out a self-deprecating laugh when Max Kellerman laid out the predicament he's in this season: Here Nash is, a 38-year-old point guard in his 17th ...

    Blog | January 14, 2013
  4. Los Angeles Lakers' Kobe Bryant favors Phil Jackson return

    Dave McMenamin

    Kobe Bryant still hasn't gotten over the way his final season under then-Los Angeles Lakers coach Phil Jackson ended in a second-round sweep from the playoffs.

    Story | Conversation | November 10, 2012
  5. Lakers react to Harden trade

    Dave McMenamin

    James Harden was a thorn in the Lakers' side in last year's playoffs, coming off the bench and carving up L.A.'s subpar substitutes. Harden's averages of 16.0 points, 4.6 rebounds, 2.2 assists and 1.6 steals per game in the five-game series helped Ok...

    Blog | October 29, 2012
  6. 2012 NBA Playoffs -- Los Angeles Lakers' coach Mike Brown says Ko...

    Dave McMenamin

    The Los Angeles Lakers are facing elimination and after their most recent loss Saturday, Kobe Bryant pegged the Lakers' late-game problems on Pau Gasol, but coach Mike Brown insists the team isn't coming apart.

    Story | Conversation | May 21, 2012
  7. World Peace says tempo is key

    Dave McMenamin

    With just seven games remaining in the regular season, Metta World Peace says that one important facet of the Lakers' game is already in postseason form. "We have the playoff tempo, that's what people don't understand," World Peace told "The Mason...

    Blog | April 12, 2012
  8. Can the Lakers catch San Antonio?

    Dave McMenamin

    EL SEGUNDO -- With just 18 games remaining in the regular season, the 30-18 Lakers have built a three-game lead over the Los Angeles Clippers for the No. 3 seeding in the West and sit only 2 1/2 games behind San Antonio for the No. 2 spot. With th...

    Blog | March 24, 2012
  9. The Los Angeles Lakers are fast becoming believers in themselves

    Dave McMenamin

    The Lakers are starting to become believers in their playoff potential.

    Story | Conversation | February 17, 2012
  10. Western foes draft size in hope of unseating Los Angeles Lakers

    Dave McMenamin

    Thunder and others draft for height and strength.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2010
  11. 2010 NBA playoffs: Los Angeles Lakers shooting guard Sasha Vujaci...

    Dave McMenamin

    Sasha Vujacic was apologetic to his team after his flagrant foul in the fourth quarter coincided with a run by the Phoenix Suns.

    Story | Conversation | May 30, 2010
  12. 2010 NBA Playoffs: Los Angeles Lakers studying to be focus group

    Dave McMenamin

    It's easy to get lost during the journey, but for the Lakers, there's only one goal.

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2010
  13. Game 5 star Ron Artest fined for practice tardiness

    Dave McMenamin

    Lakers forward Ron Artest was fined for being late to practice on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | May 28, 2010
  14. 2010 NBA playoffs: Los Angeles Lakers Sasha Vujacic calls out Pho...

    Dave McMenamin

    Sasha Vujacic calls out his fellow Slovenian Goran Dragic after a feisty on-court exchange.

    Story | Conversation | May 28, 2010
  15. 2010 NBA playoffs: Los Angeles Lakers' win goes to all 11 who pla...

    Dave McMenamin

    Artest may get the glory, but the Lakers' win goes to the whole team.

    Story | Conversation | May 27, 2010
  16. 2010 NBA Playoffs: Simply, Lakers need to play better in Game 5 v...

    Dave McMenamin

    If the Lakers want to win Game 5, it's time to put excuses to the side.

    Story | Conversation | May 27, 2010