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Caught in the Web: Andrew Bynum pushes back his timetable

October 4, 2010 |  8:50 am


--The Times' Mike Bresnahan explains why the Lakers may not have much more time for more championships.

--Bresnahan also reports that Lakers center Andrew Bynum may be out until December and that NBA security officials remain on alert for possible terrorism threats in Europe.

--Here's an interesting headlined from The Independent's Guy Adams: "Lakers to bring NBA razmatazz to London."

--ESPN Los Angeles' Andrew Kamenetzky argues that the Lakers are the team best suited to promote the NBA overseas.

--Yahoo! Sports presents a fan opinion from Eric Martin on how his attitude has changed toward Kobe Bryant.

--ESPN Los Angeles' Dave McMenamin talks to Minnesota Coach Kurt Rambis about Bryant's health. McMenamin also highlights the Lakers' interest in soccer, and he explains why Ron Artest wants more American players in European leagues.

--The Daily Mirror notes which players to watch in the Lakers' exhibition game today against Minnesota.'s Ian Parker highlights Pau Gasol's belief that the U.K. will do well in the 2012 Olympics.

--CNN's Pedro Pinto reports Bryant's happy for the Miami Heat to have the media scrutiny this season.

--The BBC's Rasheed Speede talks with Bryant about what he thinks the Lakers' trip to London will do for promoting the NBA.'s Mike Trudell has a complete practice report from Sunday's session.

--Forum Blue and Gold's Phillip Barnett tackles some pre-season questions.

Tweet of the Day: "I have arrived in London. They had Mary Poppins as one of the in-flight movies. Hopefully I can jump into a chalk street drawing today" -- mcten (ESPN Los Angeles' Dave McMenamin)

Reader Comment of the Day: "I would be curious to hear Kobe's answer if he were asked who'd win in one-on-one with Jordan. That would be more intriguing match up." -- LakerPeace

-- Mark Medina

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Photo: Andrew Bynum listens to a question during the team's media day. Credit: Jae C. Hong / Associated Press