The wait is over. It’s time to get started with the games that matter and “stop kissing your sister”, as Phil Jackson describes the exhibition season.
Monday brought the announcement that Kwame Brown will start at Center for the Purple & Gold tonight, but didn’t bring any conclusion to the Kobe trade saga (aka “The Summer of Hell”). More quick hitters from Mike Bresnahan.
An in-depth preview examining the Kobe-Phil relationship and also including the five keys to the season, all by Kevin Ding (with a little extra in-depth previewhere).
“Team Turmoil” rolls into the season embroiled in a state of confusion and commotion according to Brad Turner. Anyone else think the Lakers might be doing the NBA a huge favor if they do indeed trade Kobe Bryant? Gregg Patton does.
The 07-08 outlook is still a bit hazy, but it’s a fact that star power has always helped the Lakers.
The LA Times is running a nice article on the logo with a timeline of his life.
Get your preview, game notes, probable starting lineups, broadcast information, blah blah blah, etcetera etcetera, and so-on and so-forth, on the Lakers Gameday page.