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  • How a possible lockout affects the Lakers

     
    Here's a look at how the possibility of an NBA work stoppage affects the Lakers organization and some of their players and executives. Lakers: In 2012-13, the Lakers begin a 20-year deal with Time Warner Cable that The Times' Bill Plaschke reported...
  • Lakers Report Cards: Derrick Caracter

     
    This is the seventh edition of Lakers Report Cards, focusing today on rookie forward/center Derrick Caracter. Grade: D- The weight continues to hold him back. The off-the-court issues continue to plague him. And his commitment level continues to be...
  • Lakers Report Cards: Devin Ebanks

     
    This is the sixth edition of Lakers Report Cards, focusing today on rookie forward Devin Ebanks. Grade: C Given that a fractured left tibia left him sidelined for the last two months, he only appeared in 20 games while averaging 3.1 points and 1.4...
  • Lakers fans believe offseason plans will largely determine championship chances next season

     
    The fact-finding mission has just begun. The Lakers finished their series of exit interviews this week, allowing players to say their farewells to Phil Jackson, receive performance feedback and give Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak morsels of...
  • Debating whether Laker practices were intense enough

     
    With a glare, Lakers guard Kobe Bryant summed up his scathing critique of the team's poor Christmas Day effort against Miami this way: "I'm going to kick .... in practice." The message was more than just a warning that he's going to hold his teammates...
  • Lakers Report Card: Joe Smith

     
    In this the 13th edition of the Lakers Report Card we focus on reserve forward Joe Smith. Grade: D Everywhere he went, Lakers forward Joe Smith wore a smile on his face. He smiled when he shook hands with the Laker starters during introductions. He smiled...
  • Five thoughts on Mike Brown becoming the Lakers' coach

     
    Five thoughts on the reported deal for the Lakers to hire Mike Brown as their next coach: 1. The Lakers should've hired Brian Shaw. I'm not thrilled with the Lakers' decision ... scratch that ... Jim Buss' decision to hire Mike Brown as the new Lakers'...
  • Mike Brown offers a solid first impression but can he sell his ideas?

     
    What I liked about Mike Brown's introductory press conference 1. He brought the right enthusiasm. It's a dicey balance, but Brown managed to provide the positive energy needed in tackling on this tough assignment as becoming the next Lakers' coach. He...
  • Ron Artest discusses concept behind new reality show

     
    What with daily two-hour workouts, expressing giddiness over the hiring of a new coach and engaging in weekly sand-ball pickup games with fans, Lakers forward Ron Artest seems to be making the best of his offseason. "The gym work is going well," Artest...
  • What needs should the Lakers try to satisfy with the NBA draft?

     
    For every scenario that plays out in the NBA draft, Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak hopes he's preparing himself for all the possibilities. "You have to know every player, you have to have an opinion on every player, and you have to know the...
  • Lakers mailbag: More questions on the Lakers' offseason needs

     
    Below is the second edition of Lakers mailbag, a weekly fixture I will present every Friday. The success of this hinges on everyone participating. So if you have a question you've wanted answered, email me at the address below or leave a comment in the...
  • How much change should the Lakers make to their roster?

     
    Whether the Lakers are coming off a championship season or under-performing in a shortened season, there's one thing that keeps fans unified and divided: trade talk. Unified because every fan wants to size up any trade scenario imaginable, wondering if...