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  1. Mitch Kupchak on Derek Fisher, Ramon Sessions deals (video)

    Brian Kamenetzky

    Following a very busy morning for the Lakers ahead of Thursday's NBA trade deadline, Mitch Kupchak spent about 35 minutes with the media. The addition of Ramon Sessions to L.A.'s backcourt was obviously a topic of conversation, but not surprisingly K...

    Blog | March 15, 2012
  2. Lakers grades at the All-Star break

    Brian Kamenetzky

    Doug Pensinger/Getty Images Nothing has come easily for Mike Brown, Kobe Bryant, and the Lakers. Thursday's loss in Oklahoma City means the Lakers enter the All-Star break at 20-14 (congratulations to anyone winning the office pool), 1.5 games ba...

    Blog | February 25, 2012
  3. Lakers Late Night Replay vs. Phoenix, plus postgame (Kobe) video

    Brian Kamenetzky

    The Lakers, rather quietly, have put together wins in seven of their last nine games, running their record to 7-4 following a 99-83 win over the Phoenix Suns Tuesday night at Staples. Among the highlights: Pau Gasol finished with 16 points and 12...

    Blog | January 10, 2012
  4. Rapid Reaction: Lakers 99, Suns 83

    Brian Kamenetzky

    Don't look now, but the Lakers have quietly won seven of nine after starting the season 0-2, following a 16 point win over Phoenix Tuesday at Staples. There was much to like on a night where the Lakers had a few things stacked against them. Her...

    Blog | January 10, 2012
  5. How the new CBA impacts the Lakers

    Brian Kamenetzky

    With labor peace having (tentatively) arrived we can now, mercifully, start looking at actual basketball issues like roster construction. Over the weekend, we noted those areas in which the Lakers need to improve, and as more details of the new (tent...

    Blog | November 28, 2011
  6. 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
  7. Yes, Luke Walton is aware of what you say about him

    Brian Kamenetzky

    After taking a gig this week as an assistant coach with the Memphis Tigers for former Arizona teammate Josh Pastner -- ESPNLA's Dave McMenamin has a great story on it here -- Lakers forward Luke Walton made the rounds on L.A. sports radio. As he expl...

    Blog | August 29, 2011
  8. Kobe & Lakers take care of staff, Luke Walton to coach during loc...

    Brian Kamenetzky

    In an interesting twist to the conversation about what NBA players will do to keep themselves busy during the lockout,'s Andy Katz and Diamond Leung report Lakers forward Luke Walton has agreed to become an assistant coach for the Memphis Ti...

    Blog | August 22, 2011
  9. Sunday's loss reflected a series and a season

    Brian Kamenetzky

    Ronald Martinez/Getty Images Jason Terry and the Mavs shot Kobe Bryant and the Lakers straight into the offseason. DALLAS -- Japanese monster movies are filled with scenarios in which otherwise manageable creatures are irradiated, mutate, and devel...

    Blog | May 08, 2011
  10. Lakers 120, Utah 91: At the buzzer

    Brian Kamenetzky

    Take that, Jerry West! My assumption is the visitors found the Lakers rather spry Tuesday night. Below is the anatomy of a beatdown... Highlights: 1. The First Quarter. To say the Lakers own the Jazz at Staples does a disservice to the conc...

    Blog | January 25, 2011
  11. Lakers vs. Cleveland -- What to watch

    Brian Kamenetzky

    To lose 10 games in a row in the NBA requires a certain haplessness unique at the NBA level. Even the worst teams tend to win 20 percent of their games. That's one in five, two in 10. To do it twice in the space of 21 games? It almost has to be done ...

    Blog | January 11, 2011
  12. 20 Games Down: Lakers Quarterly Report Card

    Brian Kamenetzky

    If your high school was anything like mine, you got your big report cards at the end of each semester, plus two progress reports in between, at the end of the first and third quarters. With Friday night's win, the Lakers are now 14-6, 20 games into a...

    Blog | December 06, 2010
  13. Friday night films: Lakers over Toronto

    Brian Kamenetzky

    Early Saturday morning, technically, but we're not here to split hairs. Not a pretty win for the Lakers- 108-105 over Toronto at Staples- but they'll take it. Often, Phil Jackson will seem more casual after lesser efforts than he will the dominant...

    Blog | November 06, 2010
  14. Phil Jackson: Kobe's shot isn't worrisome, minutes will be measur...

    Brian Kamenetzky

    If the desire to get the preseason over with can be measured by speed with which players try to move through the assembled media after finishing their post-practice shooting, drills, and whatnot, the Lakers are primed and ready to get the real games ...

    Blog | October 20, 2010
  15. Some of us had to learn French...

    Brian Kamenetzky

    Kobe Bryant talks all the time about the endless variety of options available once players fully understand the triangle. Easy for him to say, since he's already received a Ph.D in Three Sided Offenses. For those just working through their 100 level ...

    Blog | October 19, 2010
  16. Monday practice videos: Walton is back, Brown feels confident

    Brian Kamenetzky

    Given the Lakers and media were together in a room only 12 hours earlier, that Monday's post practice chat session was relatively brief wasn't a surprise. Kobe Bryant, not surprisingly a non-participant in today's practice (instead opting for strengt...

    Blog | October 18, 2010