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  1. Lakers at Cavaliers: What to watch

    Andy Kamenetzky

    On its face, a four-game road trip seems like the last thing the struggling Lakers need at this moment. However, among their myriad issues are recurring bouts with complacency, and time away from Staples Center could theoretically alleviate that ... ...

    Blog | December 11, 2012
  2. Lakers at Grizzlies: What to watch

    Andy Kamenetzky

    The Lakers haven't played many high-end opponents this young season, much less many outside the cozy confines of Staples Center. Tonight, they'll get a serious taste of both. The Memphis Grizzlies are playing as well as any team in the NBA. At 8-2, t...

    Blog | November 23, 2012
  3. The Forum: Mike D'Antoni

    Andy Kamenetzky

    The Lakers have a new coach and it's not the guy most people expected and even chanted for at Staples Center. Mike D'Antoni is in. Phil Jackson is passed over. We grade the hire....

    Blog | November 14, 2012
  4. Dwight Howard a game-time decision

    Andy Kamenetzky

    Per Ramona Shelburne, the Lakers center could make his preseason debut this evening at Staples Center against the Kings, assuming Gary "Father" Vitti gives the final thumbs up. At Sunday's shootaround, coach Mike Brown sounded optimistic about Howard...

    Blog | October 21, 2012
  5. Lakers at Jazz: What to watch, with Salt City Hoops

    Andy Kamenetzky

    When last we saw the Lakers and Jazz pitted against each other at Staples Center, the Lakers avoided an 0-3 hole to start the season by kicking the ever-loving snot outta their guests. The 96-71 loss was an inauspicious start to the Jazz's first full...

    Blog | January 11, 2012
  6. Lakers Late Night replay, plus Lakers-Clippers postgame videos

    Andy Kamenetzky's Arash Markazi joins the fun, and while the Lakers did lose again to their Staples Center roommates, there were certainly positives to take away. Among the talking points were Kobe Bryant's wrist injury, the battle between Devin Ebanks an...

    Blog | December 22, 2011
  7. Los Angeles Lakers unveil Jerry West statue at Staples Center

    Andy Kamenetzky

    Jerry West has long been immortalized as the NBA logo. The legendary basketball icon was honored Thursday evening with a bronze likeness at Staples Center, joining the iconic likes of Magic Johnson, Chick Hearn, Oscar De La Hoya and Wayne Gretzky.

    Story | Conversation | February 17, 2011
  8. Lakers 113, Knicks 96: At the Buzzer

    Andy Kamenetzky

    That'll do, pig. That'll do. The Lakers remain undefeated on the Grammy trip and keep looking better as the days away from Staples Center progress. Next stop, Orlando, with presumably a lot of confidence in tow. The Good Kobe Bryant It's hardl...

    Blog | February 11, 2011
  9. Lakers 109, Knicks 87: At the buzzer

    Andy Kamenetzky

    Whether evaluated based on the competition or their own level of play, this was easily the Lakers' best win of the season. A buzz permeated throughout Staples Center from the opening tip, and the defending champs proved themselves worthy of that din....

    Blog | January 09, 2011
  10. Los Angeles Lakers forward Ron Artest is a changed man

    Andy Kamenetzky

    Lakers forward says he has matured.

    Story | Conversation | December 21, 2010
  11. Lakers 98, Bulls 91: At the buzzer

    Andy Kamenetzky

    A hot bed of action at Staples Center, as the Lakers survived a serious challenge from the up-and-coming Chicago Bulls. 98-91 when the smoke cleared, allowing Laker fans to exhale and drink in what was probably the most entertaining game of the young...

    Blog | November 23, 2010
  12. Los Angeles Lakers' Derrick Caracter out because of back spasms

    Andy Kamenetzky

    Los Angeles Lakers rookie Derrick Caracter sat out Sunday night's preseason game against the Utah Jazz because of back spasms.

    Story | Conversation | October 17, 2010
  13. Lakers vs. Jazz: What to watch for

    Andy Kamenetzky

    Here we are folks! One win away from the coveted Staples Center shootout trophy, followed by a champagne bath in the locker room! Or maybe not. I'm pretty sure there is no trophy awarded to the tourney's winner, and either way, I'm absolutely positiv...

    Blog | October 17, 2010
  14. Lakers vs. Nuggets: What to watch for

    Andy Kamenetzky

    Most basketball fans consider March Madness the ultimate tournament this sport has to offer. But for my money, there is no better roundball tourney than the preseason fiesta that is the Staples Center shootout. Okay, that's a total lie. But it's stil...

    Blog | October 16, 2010
  15. Why the Lakers and their fans need Boston in the Finals

    Andy Kamenetzky

    As the Eastern and Western Conference Finals sit at 2-0 leads for the Celtics and Lakers respectively, there is already a buzz building in L.A. about a clash between old rivals. Staples Center patrons were chanting "We want Boston!" in the closing mi...

    Blog | May 21, 2010
  16. Five things to watch for in Game 2

    Andy Kamenetzky

    The Lakers, up 1-0 on the Utah Jazz, remain undefeated during these playoffs at Staples Center. For their part, the visitors remain a shorthanded team (no Andrei Kirilenko or Mehmet Okur) and short-sized against L.A. Can the Lakers make it 2-0 before...

    Blog | May 04, 2010