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  • Should the Lakers trade Pau Gasol to Minnesota?

     
    With Kobe Bryant and a large contingent of the Lakers' fan base questioning Mitch Kupchak's front-office skills, this deal suddenly validated his presence. With the public clamoring for change, this deal finally settled the uneasiness. And with the Lakers...
  • Lamenting the Lakers' lost reserves from the 2010 NBA title team points to 20/20 hindsight

     
    Throughout each exit interview, every Laker dropped a morsel suggesting the missing piece to the championship puzzle. Coach Phil Jackson lamented the team's lack of speed. Center Andrew Bynum wished the team practiced with more intensity. And nearly...
  • 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...
  • Should Lakers fans root for the Miami Heat or the Dallas Mavericks?

     
    Lakers fans are in quite an uncomfortable situation. To root for Dallas or to root for Miami, that is the question. Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer the slings and arrows of cheering for a team that swept you, or to embrace a sea of trouble by...
  • Advice for Lakers fans?

     
    Lakers fans are in quite an uncomfortable situation. To root for Dallas or to root for Miami, that is the question. Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer the slings and arrows of cheering for a team that swept......
  • 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...
  • Lakers trying to restore order without losing composure

     
    As if to provide reassuring signs that all is right in Lakerland, a subtle reminder he's monitoring his $91 million payroll or perhaps a mix of both, Lakers owner Jerry Buss took a quick stroll into practice Tuesday at the team's facility in El Segundo....
  • Caught in the Web: Lakers prepare for Game 2 against Dallas

     
    --The Times' Mike Bresnahan highlights Jerry Buss' visit to Lakers practice. --The Times' Mark Heisler wonders if the Lakers are really in OK shape. --The Times' Broderick Turner looks at the Game 2 adjustments the Lakers need to make. --ESPN.com's J.A....
  • Magic Johnson argues Jerry Buss needs to "blow this team up" and make drastic changes to roster during offseason

     
    Even with the odds stacked against them, the Lakers are publicly expressing optimism about coming back from an 0-3 deficit in their Western Conference semifinal series against the Dallas Mavericks. But don't count Magic Johnson as one of them. The...
  • Andrew Bynum and Lamar Odom tarnish successful individual seasons with cheap shots in Lakers' 122-86 Game 4 loss to Dallas Mavericks

     
    With one dirty and unnecessary elbow to Dallas guard Jose Barea, Lakers center Andrew Bynum just wasted a season-long effort in avoiding a major injury, establishing a defensive identity and showing the dominance the organization envisioned he'd once own....
  • Question of the Day: Who will be the next coach of the Lakers? [Updated]

     
    Writers around the Tribune Co. discuss possible replacements for Lakers Coach Phil Jackson, who has said he will retire after this season. Check back throughout the day for more responses, and feel free to weigh in with a comment of......
  • Exit Interview: Phil Jackson argues the Lakers need more speed

     
    Phil Jackson exit interview Lakers Coach Phil Jackson made it clear he didn't want a prolonged sentimental press conference summing up his storied coaching career. But naturally, the press didn't oblige. Jackson shed light on a number of topics, ranging...