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September 16, 2010 |  8:15 am

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-- The Orange County Register's Kevin Ding selects the best tweets of the Lakers' off-season.

-- ESPN.com's Chad Ford gave the Lakers' off-season a B- (subscription required).

-- ESPN Los Angeles' Brian Kamenetzky presents a roundtable discussion featuring writers, including myself, debatinf which Eastern Conference team will prove to be the Lakers' strongest challenger.

-- Sports Illustrated's Chris Mannix predicts Kobe Bryant and Lamar Odom will play in the 2012 London Olympics.

-- Lakers.com lists Ron Artest's game-winning tip-in in Game 5 of the West Finals as the third best moment of the 2009-2010 season.

-- SB Nation's Andrew Sharp explains the "Kobe Bryant Theory of Inequality."

-- Silver Screen and Roll's Brian Tung argues Bryant isn't a clutch shooter.

-- Forum Blue and Gold's Darius Soriano asks readers what is their favorite Lakers championship team.

Tweet of the Day: "Shout out to the LA Lakers I was in my office with Ron Artest and his new artist Chin Chin. Music sounded good" -- 50 Cent (Rapper 50 Cent)

Reader Comment of the Day: "I gotta go with the press conference as the top Ron Ron moment. That's one of those all-time moments that will be played 20 years from now. Usually memorable press conference moments are from meltdowns i.e....Iverson, Denny Green, Jim Mora..but Ron's was pure joy." -- LRob

-- Mark Medina

Follow the L.A. Times Lakers blog on Twitter: twitter.com/latmedina. E-mail the Lakers blog at mgmedin@gmail.com

Photo: Lakers Coach Phil Jackson is flanked by Pau Gasol, left, Kobe Bryant and Ron Artest at media day in 2009. Credit: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times


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