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  1. Rapid Reaction: Lakers fire Mike Brown

    Brian Kamenetzky

    The Vote of Confidence strikes again. About a day after Lakers executive vice president Jim Buss expressed support for head coach Mike Brown, the Lakers have fired him. Not going to lie -- I'm a little surprised the Lakers moved this fast, but ...

    Blog | November 09, 2012
  2. The dreaded vote of confidence for Mike Brown?

    Brian Kamenetzky

    Approach me on the street and accuse me of being an alcoholic, and I'll deny it. "Of course," you might say. "Denial is the first sign of being an alcoholic." True enough (according to the literature, at least), but it's also the first sign of ...

    Blog | November 08, 2012
  3. Rock the Vote: Lakers - Clippers poll data

    Brian Kamenetzky

    'Tis the season to get all votey, celebrating the democratic process in all its forms. Tonight's matchup between the Clippers and Lakers, about as highly anticipated as a first-week regular-season game can be, is no exception. All week long, ESPN Los...

    Blog | November 02, 2012
  4. Ben Harper has cast his MVP vote

    Brian Kamenetzky

    Over the last couple of seasons, we've been lucky enough to strike up a friendship with Grammy Award winning musician/die-hard Lakers fan Ben Harper. He's been a frequent guest on the podcast, talking hoops and music (including this really cool conve...

    Blog | March 05, 2012
  5. 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
  6. Should the Lakers dominate the L.A. Hall of Fame?

    Brian Kamenetzky

    Looking for a way to suck the remaining productivity from your Monday workday? I present you this list of 20 nominees for the inaugural ESPNLA Hall of Fame. Choose five. Malcolm Emmons/US Presswire Two of your five ESPNLA Hall of Fame votes a...

    Blog | August 08, 2011
  7. Does Pau Gasol still belong on the All-Star team?

    Brian Kamenetzky

    The newest round of returns in (still semi-) early voting for February's All-Star Game at Staples show Kobe Bryant leading the way with over 1.4 million votes, about 200K ahead of Orlando's Dwight Howard for the overall top spot in what is, quite lit...

    Blog | January 06, 2011
  8. Kobe leads All Star voting, Bynum second among W.C. centers

    Brian Kamenetzky

    This afternoon the NBA released the early All-Star ballot returns, and at least one result qualifies as less than shocking: Kobe Bryant, by a considerable margin over Dwight Howard and LeBron James, leads all vote getters for an automatic spot in ...

    Blog | December 16, 2010
  9. Rock the vote: Lakers vs. Celtics poll questions

    Brian Kamenetzky

    Sunday morning I laid out questions surrounding the sequel to what was a fruitful first run for the Boston Celtics against the Lakers back in 2008. This year, Lakers fans hope things will be different. A lot can change before Thursday's Game 1, but w...

    Blog | May 30, 2010
  10. Vote on the best between L.A. and Boston

    Brian Kamenetzky

    Should Alex Trebeck ever need to fill out a "Rich Things" category on Jeopardy!, he could start with "What is triple chocolate fudge?" then move perhaps to "Who is Bill Gates?" or "Who are people who bet the farm on Mine That Bird?" Somewhere in t...

    Blog | January 30, 2010
  11. Lakers knocks off the Knicks... is that tough enough? (Probably n...

    Brian Kamenetzky

    Given the Don Flamenco-esque reputation of the New York Knicks, L.A.'s 115-105 win over the MSG-ers Friday night in Manhattan won't do much to erase issues raised in the wake of Thursday's loss to Cleveland. Undoubtedly, it was good to see Pau Gasol ...

    Blog | January 23, 2010