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Lakers Roundtable: Denver Post's Benjamin Hochman breaks down Lakers-Nuggets matchup

November 11, 2010 |  3:34 pm

You may recall one glorious April morning earlier this year where I introduced Lakers Roundtable - a segment that featured the opposing team's beat writer and gave all the Lakerholics in this corner of the blogosphere an idea on how enemy matches up. The Denver Post's Benjamin Hochman joked, "I think we're doomed from the get go," but yet he was willing enough to stop by for another segment breaking down the Lakers-Nuggets matchup, which begins tonight at 7:30. Or he may have really just had time to kill after landing in the Denver airport and had nothing better to do while waiting for his cab.

Nonetheless, Hochman provided terrific insight on the following topics:

--How Hochman's fingers still remain sore after covering the Nuggets' recent 114-113 loss to Indiana, which featured the Pacers hitting 20 consecutive shots and 54 third-quaeter points.

--the latest on Carmelo Anthony's playing future and how he matches up with Lakers forward Ron Artest.

--How the Nuggets (4-4) have managed to play well despite Anthony's uncertainty with the team and injuries to Chris Anderson (knee surgery) and Kenyon Martin.

--How Hochman has become an expert on burger joints.

You can follow more of Hochman's work at the Denver Post's website as well as on his Twitter account.

--Mark Medina

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