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  1. Rapid Reaction: San Antonio 112, Lakers 91

    Brian Kamenetzky

    So last week's blowout of San Antonio showed the Lakers would dominate the Spurs in a seven-game series, right? They've got too much size! Who guards Andrew Bynum? Or not. Tuesday at Staples, the Spurs returned the favor, waxing the Lakers on thei...

    Blog | April 17, 2012
  2. Wednesday's game and the magnitude of Andrew Bynum

    Brian Kamenetzky

    The last few weeks have been dominated by questions about Andrew Bynum. Petulant behavior punctuated by a pair of needless ejections will certainly get folks talking, after all. Certainly we'll all be talking about him today following his incredible ...

    Blog | April 12, 2012
  3. Kobe Bryant to sit Wednesday in San Antonio

    Brian Kamenetzky

    Good. I wrote before Tuesday's game against New Orleans the Lakers Kobe Bryant ought to sit until the tenosynovitis (inflammation) in his left shin heals. Obviously not having Bryant in the lineup against a team as good as San Antonio does serious...

    Blog | April 10, 2012
  4. Mike Brown, Gregg Popovich and managing minutes

    Brian Kamenetzky

    Phil Jackson used to reference Red Holzman all the time, and Mike Brown does the same with San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich, whose staff he served on from 2000-2003 and who is clearly a major influence. Still, if there's one place Brown hasn't...

    Blog | February 22, 2012
  5. How Mike Brown might use Pau Gasol and Andrew Bynum

    Brian Kamenetzky

    Harry How/Getty Images Can Mike Brown re-create the success David Robinson and Tim Duncan had in San Antonio with Pau Gasol and Andrew Bynum? When Mike Brown was introduced as the next head coach of the Lakers, he pointed to his time in San Ant...

    Blog | June 16, 2011
  6. Lakers 102, Spurs 93 -- At the buzzer

    Brian Kamenetzky

    Those hoping Tuesday's game would serve as some sort of preview for the Western Conference finals were likely disappointed from the jump, since Gregg Popovich kept Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili, and Tony Parker in street clothes. Combined with a thinned-...

    Blog | April 12, 2011
  7. "We've had a bad week." Monday practice report and video

    Brian Kamenetzky

    In my trade, we're taught to avoid yes/no questions, as well as "leading" inquiries, because both tend to limit the quality of an answer and the number of directions a questionee can go with his response. Best to leave people with as much room to roa...

    Blog | April 11, 2011
  8. Lakers at Atlanta -- What to watch, featuring Sunday's win over S...

    Brian Kamenetzky

    When the Lakers and Hawks met at Staples following the All-Star break, both squads were surrounded by questions. Atlanta was slumping, while the Lakers had marinated in a loss to Cleveland for five days or so. That night, the Hawks became L.A.'s f...

    Blog | March 08, 2011
  9. The Triangle: On post-break improvement and tough road trips

    Brian Kamenetzky

    In this edition of The Triangle, 710 ESPN's Dave Miller joins the Kamenetzky Brothers looking into the following: The Lakers have played much better coming out of the All Star break. Are you buying what they're selling? With the top seed in the...

    Blog | March 04, 2011
  10. Lakers Week in Preview: Feb. 28-March 6

    Brian Kamenetzky

    Only fans with expectations on the unreasonable end of things could complain about L.A.'s first week coming out of the break. Four wins, including three over playoff-caliber teams, capped by Sunday's win against the Thunder at Ford Center. Andre...

    Blog | February 28, 2011
  11. Spurs 89, Lakers 88 -- At the buzzer

    Brian Kamenetzky

    On the one hand, L.A.'s one-point loss to San Antonio on Thursday night feels like a another in a long run of frustrating results for the purple and gold. Another loss on their home floor, another chance to beat the league's elite gone by the wayside...

    Blog | February 03, 2011
  12. Death, taxes, Spurs and Lakers

    Brian Kamenetzky

    Over the last 12 seasons, the Lakers and Spurs have combined for nine NBA championships, 21 seasons with a winning percentage of .600 or better, and a grand total of one losing campaign. They're easily the two most successful franchises in the NBA ov...

    Blog | February 03, 2011
  13. Week in Preview: Jan. 31-Feb. 6

    Brian Kamenetzky

    In a vacuum, the 33-15 record isn't all that worrisome. It gives the Lakers a winning percentage (.688) that nearly matches last season's mark (.695), and we know how that movie ended. Of course, the Lakers neither live nor play in a vacuum (fortu...

    Blog | January 31, 2011
  14. Spurs 97, Lakers 82: At the buzzer

    Brian Kamenetzky

    Apparently, whatever motivational tactics Kobe Bryant had in mind following the Miami game didn't take. On a night far more important when it comes to practical, how-the-West-will-eventually-be-won implications, the Lakers once again laid an egg, ...

    Blog | December 28, 2010
  15. Lakers at Spurs: What to watch with Timothy Varner, 48 Minutes of...

    Brian Kamenetzky

    As the saying goes, the first step in extricating oneself from a hole is to stop digging. This is the task facing the Lakers, loyally lugging shovels through the first 30 games of the '09-'10 season, tonight in San Antonio. Already five games back...

    Blog | December 28, 2010
  16. What the Lakers lose if they lose home court

    Brian Kamenetzky

    Depending on who you ask, the Lakers lost a lot of intangible stuff in the wake of Saturday's Christmas anti-miracle. Gravitas, confidence, and pride, just to name a few. Victor Decolongon/Getty Images "Wait, we're HOW many games behind San A...

    Blog | December 26, 2010