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  1. Pau Gasol wins NBA Citizenship award

    Brian Kamenetzky

    For the second straight season, a Lakers player has won the NBA's J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award, "given annually to the player, coach or trainer who shows outstanding service and dedication to the community." Last year, it was Ron Artest (no...

    Blog | May 18, 2012
  2. 34 questions facing the Lakers

    Brian Kamenetzky

    AP Photo/Jae C. Hong Kobe and Shaq couldn't always make it work. Now Andrew Bynum seems to want a bigger role. Will it cause any friction? Sweet Virginia, there's (most likely) going to be a basketball season! It's been a long time coming ...

    Blog | November 26, 2011
  3. The Forum: How would the Lakers use an amnesty provision?

    Brian Kamenetzky

    The last time this whole CBA thing went down, one of the more interesting aspects of the deal was a one-time "amnesty" provision -- otherwise known as the "Allan Houston Rule"-- allowing teams to remove one player and his salary from their roster. Th...

    Blog | October 06, 2011
  4. Metta World Peace eliminated from Dancing With the Stars

    Brian Kamenetzky

    Well, that was quick. In the wake of his, um... "uneven" performance on Monday's season premiere of Dancing With the Stars leaving him with the lowest score of the night (14 of 30), Metta World Peace found himself at the mercy of America's great d...

    Blog | September 20, 2011
  5. Artest/World Peace Cha-Cha's on DTWS: At the buzzer

    Brian Kamenetzky

    Metta World Peace, apparently still called Ron Artest for the purposes of reality television, made his Dancing With the Stars debut Monday night, busting out a cha-cha with partner Peta Murgatroyd. Click here for the video. And since we don't have ac...

    Blog | September 19, 2011
  6. Ron Artest is officially Metta World Peace

    Brian Kamenetzky

    There was a short period during my elementary school years when I wished my parents spelled Brian with a "y" instead of an "i." I thought it looked cooler, and if given a vote on the issue would have changed it. (I've since come around on the aesthet...

    Blog | September 16, 2011
  7. Wednesday Chat Transcript

    Brian Kamenetzky

    Let me tell you, people, the conversation today was crackling. Crackling! Did I mention it was crackling? Among the topics of conversation: Can Kobe catch the Cap for the all-time points lead? Where do the Lakers stack up among favorites for ne...

    Blog | August 31, 2011
  8. Ron Artest to join Dancing With the Stars

    Brian Kamenetzky

    He wouldn't cop to it Monday morning talking with Max Kellerman and Marcellus Wiley on 710 ESPN -- I suspect he was under orders not to let the cat out of the bag -- but by Monday evening it was official: Ron Artest will be part of this season's cast...

    Blog | August 30, 2011
  9. Metta World Peace is still Ron Artest

    Brian Kamenetzky

    It's going to be a couple weeks before Ron Artest can use those new business cards. Friday morning, a Los Angeles court commissioner delayed ruling on his proposed name change to Metta World Peace because the Lakers forward is apparently toting ar...

    Blog | August 26, 2011
  10. Matt Barnes: Knee feeling better, involved in Pro-Am altercation

    Brian Kamenetzky

    Those two things, by the way, are only tangentially related. It just so happens that on the very same Thursday we spoke to Matt Barnes for the podcast and ESPNLA On Air, he found himself in a scrap during a San Francisco Pro-Am game later that nig...

    Blog | August 05, 2011
  11. Ron Artest and "Dancing with the Stars"?

    Brian Kamenetzky

    David Stern and Billy Hunter will once again hit the negotiating table next week, but fans are still looking for indications on how long this whole lockout thing might last. One sign of a potentially protracted labor battle would be Kobe Bryant actua...

    Blog | July 28, 2011
  12. Free Agent Profiles: Small forwards

    Brian Kamenetzky

    If there was a benefit to last year's bottom-of-the-barrel production at the point, it's that it provided a nice distraction from the relative wasteland at small forward. Purple and gold 3's ranked 23rd in efficiency differential, 25th in field goal ...

    Blog | July 22, 2011
  13. Ron Artest explains Metta World Peace on PTI

    Brian Kamenetzky

    An interesting segment from Ron Artest today on PTI, discussing his petition to change his name legally to Metta World Peace. Will it make you feel better about it? Worse? These are questions I can't answer. But it will provide an understanding of Ar...

    Blog | June 29, 2011
  14. Lakers Late Night Replay: On the NBA Draft, trades, and Ron Artes...

    Brian Kamenetzky

    Vibrant show this afternoon. Among the big topics of conversation: Thursday's draft, and L.A.'s haul of Darius Morris, Andrew Goudelock, and my man Ater Majok, a man I never expect to meet in person. How did the Lakers do? Why no trades? Good i...

    Blog | June 24, 2011
  15. 2010-11 Lakers report card: Ron Artest

    Brian Kamenetzky

    On a personal level, the 2010-11 season was a great one for Ron Artest. Starting in the preseason, he made himself an unlikely but powerful advocate for mental health awareness, compiling a body of public good including the raffling of his championsh...

    Blog | May 17, 2011
  16. Lamar Odom to start Game 3?

    Brian Kamenetzky

    The Lakers are required by NBA statue to submit an expected starting lineup early on game days, and the name currently listed in the game notes to replace the suspended Ron Artest is Shannon Brown, with Kobe Bryant sliding to the small forward spot. ...

    Blog | May 06, 2011