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  • Lakers continue to lack urgency in 108-100 loss to New Orleans

     
    Lakers guard Kobe Bryant raced down the other end of the court, bearing a determined look and chewing gum profusely. He had just made a putback off Jordan Farmar's missed free throw, which cut the Lakers' deficit to six points after trailing New Orleans...
  • Lakers' 109-92 loss to Atlanta Hawks concludes a disappointing five-game trip

     
    The Lakers were only minutes away from an eventual 109-92 loss Wednesday to the Atlanta Hawks, and Lakers guard Kobe Bryant sat on the bench with a towel draped over his shoulders. He didn't let out an angry scowl. He didn't punch a chair. Bryant saved...
  • Laker coaches, Vujacic at odds

     
    Lakers Coach Phil Jackson and his assistants aren't happy with Sasha Vujacic, and because of that, the reserve guard hasn't been playing. Jackson still wasn't happy with Vujacic Wednesday night after the guard had a "run-in with our coaching staff" last...
  • Statistically, Lakers have dropped off during Andrew Bynum's absence

     
    Somehow the "Lakers playing without Andrew Bynum" mantra doesn't have the same ring to the "Lakers playing without Kobe Bryant" story line. Yet, during Bryant's five-game absence in February, every game story came with analysis on why the Lakers had...
  • Poor bench play remains an issue, but alternatives are limited

     
    For far too long, the Lakers' bench have had trouble securing leads, establishing consistency, fitting in the triangle offense, staying sharp on defense and pretty much living up to the supposed "Bench Mob" reputation it once owned. And the...
  • Lakers rebound for big win over Utah Jazz

     
    Lakers 106, Utah Jazz 92 (final) The good news at the start of the day was that Kobe Bryant had signed a three-year contract extension. The bad news at the start of the day was that the Lakers had just returned home from a trip in which they went 2-3,...
  • Lakers' Phil Jackson and Derek Fisher debate parallels between championship teams

     
    Lakers Coach Phil Jackson broke out in laughter. He was asked whether it's atypical for a team defending a championship to be going through a lull like the one the Lakers have gone through in the last month. Though the Lakers (54-21) enter Friday's game...
  • Caught in the Web: Previewing Game 6 of Lakers-Suns series

     
    Lakers links --The Times' Mike Bresnahan highlights how Ron Artest has moved past his game-winning shot in Game 5. Bresnahan also assesses where Artest's shot ranks in Lakers' playoff lore. --The Times' Mark Heisler includes Artest's game-winner among the...
  • Brian Shaw on coaching opportunities, Derek Fisher on playing future and Ron Artest on defense

     
    Lakers assistant coach Brian Shaw Lakers guard Derek Fisher Lakers forward Ron Artest --Mark Medina Follow the L.A. Times Lakers blog on Twitter: twitter.com/latmedina. E-mail the Lakers blog at mgmedin@gmail.com...
  • Caught in the Web: Reactions to Lakers' 96-89 Game 4 loss to Boston Celtics

     
    Game stories -- The Times' Mike Bresnahan believes the Lakers' 96-89 Game 4 NBA Finals loss Thursday to the Boston Celtics resembled their poor play in the 2008 Finals. --The New York Times' Howard Beck credits the Celtics' bench. --The Boston Globe's...
  • Top Magic and NBA News: Saturday, June 12

     
    Is there any more appropriate nickname than that which Nate Robinson awarded himself and Big Baby Davis? Shrek and Donkey, he called them, then he even mocked up a photo of the pair as Shrek and Donkey for his Twitter. The Celtics and Lakers have...
  • Lakers fans believe Phil Jackson will return as head coach

     
    Lakers Coach Phil Jackson contended during his exit interview that he was leaning toward retirement because of health concerns. He reiterated that sentiment over the weekend in Montana at the Western Governors' Assn. annual meeting, pointing to George...