Caught in the Web: Pau Gasol dunks over a kid
-- YouBeenBlinded has a sick picture of Lakers forward Pau Gasol dunking over a kid.
-- The Belgian media reports that former Lakers forward D.J. Mbenga joined the Denver Nuggets.
-- ESPN Los Angeles' Brian Kamenetzky answers questions from readers.
-- Yardbarker.com's Tommy King lists 10 reasons why Boston will win the 2011 championship, including wanting to exact revenge on the Lakers.
-- Sports Illustrated's Jack McCallum has talked to many fans in Turkey who wish Kobe Bryant had played in the 2010 FIBA World Championships.
-- Sports Law Blog's Michael McCann argues tongue-in-cheek that the Lakers could solve the nation's healthcare crisis.
-- NBA.com highlights in the video below the numerology of Ron Artest
-- ESPN.com's Chris Sheridan believes the Team USA-Russia matchup will be interesting. He also explains why Team USA Coach Mike Krzyzewski is fired up by comments Russia Coach David Blatt made about the 1972 Olympics.
-- Forum Blue and Gold's Darius Soriano explains how the Lakers' offensive execution influences their defensive success.
-- Silver Screen and Roll's DexterFishmore wonders which Western Conference team will become the Lakers' main threat.
-- Lakers.com lists the team's top 10 moments during the 2010-2011 season.
Tweet of the Day: "People keep asking 'where are you?' I am still in Turkey supporting my hubby while he plays in the World Championship. Gold medal baby!!!" -- KhloeKardashian (Khloe Kardashian, reality-TV star and Lamar Odom's wife).
Reader Comment of the Day: "We have the right personnel now it is a matter of jelling the right chemistry and camaraderie. It takes 82 games to learn from one another and another 20 games to go for 3 peat. Whatever the plans will be, the most important thing is that all players are on the same page." -- Edwin Gueco
-- Mark Medina
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