Dexter Fishmore is a writer who lives in Hollywood, California. He covers the Lakers at Silver Screen and Roll and all aspects of the L.A. sports scene at SBN Los Angeles.
Ben Howland landed the best of the best in Shabazz Muhammad and Kyle Anderson. Now he and UCLA wait on the decision of Tony Parker, who could make this recruiting class one for the ages.
The winner will have the inside track to the Western Conference three seed and a chance to delay facing the OKC Thunder as long as possible.
A bizarre three-point attempt reminded us all how perplexingly the talented young center sometimes behaves, but Planet Laker just keeps spinning.
Ramon Sessions is the dynamic point guard the Lakers badly needed, but is he enough to make the purple and gold legitimate title contenders?
Amid near-constant turmoil, the Lakers have stayed in the Western Conference race. Can their Big Three hold up under heavy minutes? And can Mitch Kupchak find some reinforcements?
Shaquille O'Neal says he and Kobe Bryant are the greatest Laker duo of all time. Is he right?
At long last, the Lakers got some three-pointers to fall. Just as important to their long-term prospects are the reappearance of Classic Pau Gasol and a turn toward physical, even nasty, play.
Behind a strong defense, the Lakers have held up well through a tough early-season schedule. The offense, though, needs better point-guard play, and can anyone here make a three?
The Lakers organization looks pretty shaky top to bottom these days, but there's reason to think they can still be a superpower.