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  1. 4 reasons why it's monumental the Lakers kept Pau Gasol

    Brian Kamenetzky

    (Aside from, you know, the really obvious stuff, like being excellent at basketball.) Thursday morning, when rumors of a new Dwight Howard deal began percolating around Twitter, it was believed that the Lakers, in an effort to finally acquire Orla...

    Blog | August 10, 2012
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. Dr. Buss hospitalized

    Brian Kamenetzky

    Lakers owner Dr. Jerry Buss has been hospitalized, with dehydration. The team released a statement: "In response to media inquiries and to dispel rumors and inaccurate reports, we'd like to state that Dr. Buss is in a local hospital where he is b...

    Blog | July 10, 2012
  5. 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
  6. On the Pau Gasol rumor du jour

    Brian Kamenetzky

    The Minnesota Timberwolves remain interested in Pau Gasol and were willing to part with forward Derek Williams -- the second pick in 2011 -- ahead of Thursday's draft to help swing a deal. In theory, notes a report this afternoon, the idea was to eve...

    Blog | June 30, 2012
  7. What L.A. wants for Gasol (today, at least), and a trade rumor th...

    Brian Kamenetzky's Marc Stein and Chad Ford report the Lakers are (surprise!) shopping Pau Gasol around the league "in an effort to acquire a top-10 pick in Thursday's draft. The Lakers also are seeking an established player along with the pick if they're to...

    Blog | June 27, 2012
  8. Sources: Lakers trade Derek Fisher

    Brian Kamenetzky

    Wow. Didn't see this one coming. The Lakers have traded Derek Fisher to Houston for forward Jordan Hill. In addition, they will send the pick acquired from Dallas in the Lamar Odom deal to the Rockets. The eighth selection in the '09 draft, Hill i...

    Blog | March 15, 2012
  9. Sources: Lakers acquire Ramon Sessions

    Brian Kamenetzky's Brian Windhorst reports the Lakers have acquired point guard Ramon Sessions from the Cavs in exchange for their first round pick in 2012. The Lakers will also receive second year wing player Christian Eyenga, and in addition to the pick wi...

    Blog | March 15, 2012
  10. Sources: Lakers closer to acquiring Michael Beasley

    Brian Kamenetzky

    ESPNLA's Dave McMenamin has the story: "The Lakers revisited talks to acquire Minnesota Timberwolves forward Michael Beasley on Wednesday, multiple league sources told Several variations of the trade have been discussed. One woul...

    Blog | March 15, 2012
  11. 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
  12. The trade deadeline cometh: Three basic choices for the Lakers

    Brian Kamenetzky

    What's been circled for months with a giant Sharpie on a giant calendar is finally here, more or less. Thursday marks this season's NBA trade deadline. That's March 15 (beware!) to you and me. It's a huge day for the Lakers, not just in how it sh...

    Blog | March 12, 2012
  13. PodKast: Trade deadline, LA's hopes and the best MC's of all time...

    Brian Kamenetzky

    With the trade deadline only about a week away, things are getting a little tense. There are still a litany of questions yet to be answered, and not much time to do it. So with that in mind, we welcomed ESPN Radio's Ryen Russillo to the show. It was ...

    Blog | March 08, 2012
  14. Report: Lakers reject offer for Michael Beasley

    Brian Kamenetzky

    After he dropped 27 points on the Clippers last night, we were hit with a ton of tweets and questions in today's chat about when the Lakers would bring in Timberwolves forward Michael Beasley. According to ESPN The Magazine's Chris Broussard, apparen...

    Blog | February 29, 2012
  15. Mitch Kupchack issues statement

    Brian Kamenetzky

    After Kobe Bryant delivered his strong comments following Sunday's loss in Phoenix regarding the limboriffic status of Pau Gasol -- either trade him or make it clear he's staying, but pick one already -- I figured they wouldn't change much in terms o...

    Blog | February 20, 2012
  16. Pau Gasol and the Trade Machine

    Brian Kamenetzky

    Last week, in the wake of that day's rumor-du-jour (to Minnesota for Derrick Williams and stuff) Pau Gasol told me he'd like some sort of resolution to the ongoing swap gossip swirling around him. Following L.A.'s loss to the Suns on Sunday in Phoeni...

    Blog | February 20, 2012