Caught in the Web: Detailing how the Lakers are shaping up in training camp
--The Times' Broderick Turner explains how Lakers forward Lamar Odom is the team's handy man.
--The Orange County Register's Kevin Ding has the details on the Lakers' trip to London and Barcelona.
--ESPN Los Angeles' Andy Kamenetzky sticks up for Andrew Bynum.
--NBA.com's Scott Howard-Cooper argues that Bynum should have undergone surgery earlier.
--Ball Don't Lie's Trey Kerby takes a look at Sasha Vujacic's denim line.
--ESPN Los Angeles' Dave McMenamin explains how Vujacic has looked good in training camp thus far.
--The Orange County Register's Jeff Miller looks at how Derrick Caracter is fitting in with the Lakers.
--The Daily News' Elliott Teaford sizes up how Vujacic will fit in the rotation.
--Lakers.com's Mike Trudell explains why Phil Jackson would like to have longer practices.
--Silver Screen and Roll's Gil Meriken breaks down Theo Ratliff's game.
--Forum Blue and Gold's Darius Soriano argues that the Lakers will be able to absorb Bynum's absence.
--Lakers of Fire's Garrett Wilson explains what Ratliff could provide in Bynum's absence.
Tweet of the Day: "S.Blake and D.Ebanks dived to the floor to wrestle for a loose ball today. Two hungry players looking for 1st ring, helping team get 3rd" -- mcten (ESPN Los Angeles' Dave McMenamin)
Reader Comment of the Day: "You always need a Sasha in your team, when things are not going right, an opposing player is dominating the game, here comes Sasha. He will change the dynamics of the evening with his irritating body contact on your face, it's sort of annoyance and when he is called foul, he will give an innocent face: "what me?.'" -- Edwin Gueco
-- Mark Medina
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Photo: Kobe Bryant flips a basketball behind his back as he is videotaped during Lakers media day at the Toyota Sports Center on Saturday. Credit: Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times