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Caught in the Web: Lakers enjoy a day off

December 6, 2010 |  8:15 am

--The Times' Mike Bresnahan reports it's not guaranteed Devin Ebanks and Derrick Caracter will be back with the Lakers next season.

--Pro Basketball Talk's Kurt Helin argues the Lakers need more from Ron Artest.

--Sports Illustrated's Zach Lowe pins Shannon Brown as a pleasant surprise and Ron Artest as having a disappointing start through the regular season quarter mark.

--ESPN Los Angeles' Dave McMenamin looks at how Artest has managed his new role.

--The Daily Breeze's Elliott Teaford looks at how Fisher his managing his on and off-court responsibilities.

--Fox Sports' Billy Witz wonders whether the Lakers will keep Andrew Bynum within the next 18 months. put together an extensive photo gallery highlighting numerous celebrities who attend Lakers games.

--Silver Screen and Roll's wondahbap looks at Lamar Odom's performances in the past week.

Tweet of the Day: "Chilling in bed watch the colts vs cowGURLS lol......ugh I dnt wanna pick @justinlaboy up from the airport :-/ sum1 else plz get my brother" -- DevinEbanks3 (Lakers forward Devin Ebanks)

Reader Comment of the Day: "A Shaq statue outside of Staples. No Fricken way!!! I think they should name a urinal in each bathroom of Staples after him. This guy has proven over and over again that he has no class and is never afraid to badmouth the Lakers. Yes, he was a dominant player for three years in a row, but remember what happened after that? Because of his glutoness, self serving attitute, he started coming into each succesive season fatter and fatter. He gave up on himself and his team. He became "Fat and Happy Shaq." Then, he and Kobe had their private and public fueds, almost leaving us with neither star player. On his way out of town, he ripped just about everyone in the organization who didn't have the last name of West. I can go on and on, but I think you remember the rest." -- mclyne

--Mark Medina

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