Caught in the Web: Pau Gasol travels to India as an NBA ambassador
--The Times' Mike Bresnahan details how Pau Gasol is taking it easy this summer.--L.A. Times Dodgers blogger Steve Dilbeck argues that Frank McCourt could learn a thing or two from Jerry Buss.
--The Orange County Register's Janis Carr highlights Buss' career in a photo slide show.
--ESPN Los Angeles' Andy Kamenetzky breaks down what Theo Ratliff can bring to the Lakers next season.
--Sports Illustrated's Jack McCallum had a roundtable discussion with the 1992 Dream Team.
--Fox Sports' Charley Rosen ranks Phil Jackson as the NBA's best coach of all time.
--Lakers forward Devin Ebanks had fun during his Rookie Photo Shoot in Tarrytown, N.Y.
--The USA Basketball website has Q&As with the team, including Lamar Odom.--Lakers.com has more on Gasol's visit to India.
--Forum Blue and Gold's Darius Soriano analyzes Buss' recent news conference.
--Silver Screen and Roll's DexterFishmore lists the greatest Lakers of all time by jersey number.
Tweet of the Day: "Sum1 told me I have an attractive smile. What u think? Lol" -- DevinEbanks3 (Lakers forward Devin Ebanks)
Reader Comment of the Day: "I don't hate to admit it at all. We needed this. Well, we didn't really need it, but it sure helps give that extra little motivation to keep our eye on the prize. Are we going to let Shaq tie Kobe in rings while wearing a ... Celtics uniform? HELL NO!!!! Are we going to let the Miami Meat and LeCreep get a ring after the sickening narcissism of "The Decision?" HELL NO!!! No way. No how." -- Jon K.
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Photo: Pau Gasol acknowledges the crowd during the team's NBA championship parade in Los Angeles on June 21. Credit: Noel Vasquez / Getty Images