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Caught in the Web: Reactions to Lakers' 109-87 victory over New York Knicks

January 10, 2011 | 10:25 am


Game stories

--The Times' Mike Bresnahan credits the Lakers' physical play in their 109-87 victory over the New York Knicks.

--The New York Times' Jonathan Abrams details how the Lakers shut down Amare Stoudemire.

--The New York Posts's Marc Berman criticizes Stoudemire's play.

--The Orange County Register's Kevin Ding documents the Lakers' dominance.

--The New York Daily News' Frank Isola details New York's struggles.

--The Riverside Press Enterprise's David Lassen explains how the Lakers' exploited the Knicks'

--The Daily Breeze's Elliott Teaford credits the Lakers' size advantage over New York.


--The Times' Bresnahan focuses on Ron Artest's increased role during Matt Barnes' expected eight-week absence because of a torn lateral meniscus in his right knee.

--The Times' Broderick Turner details how the Lakers' used their height advantage against the Knicks.

--The New York Post's Berman explains why Artest remains impressed with New York.

--The Riverside Press Enterprise's Lassen highlights Devin Ebank's stint with Bakersfield of the Development League.

--The Daily Breeze's Teaford details Matt Barnes' surgery.


--The Times' Mark Heisler highlights the Knicks' improved play.

--ESPN Los Angeles' Dave McMenamin remains disturbed at the high volume of technical fouls the Lakers are compiling.

--Fox Sports' Billy Witz believes the Lakers beat the Knicks at their own game.


--ESPN Los Angeles' Andy Kamenetzky breaks down the Lakers' victory.

--ESPN Los Angeles' McMenamin highlights 10 nuggets from the Lakers' game.

--ESPN New York' Jared Zwerling breaks down the Knicks' loss.

--The700Level reveals Bryant gave an autographed jersey to Eagles quarterback Michael Vick.

--Silver Screen and Roll's DexterFishmore highlights Bynum's progression.

--Forum Blue and Gold's Darius Soriano credits the Lakers' hustle.

--Lakers Nation's Michael Goldsholl breaks down the Lakers' performance by quarter.

Tweet of the Day: "Bandwagon. Lohan just put on Lakers hat after wearing Knicks all game. Lohan put on the hat. Texted somebody and now the hat is gone. Now Im looking at just bad blonde hair that's fried" -- DuranLA (710 ESPN's Beto Duran)

Reader Comment of the Day: "Speaking of the Refs: Are You Serious?!! Are You Serious?!!! Just checking to see if MM tosses me from the blog. Come on Refs! Drew didn't even use one expletive and didn't flail his arms. If that's the criteria, then Amare should've been tossed 5x's over! Good overall win though..." -- The Triangulator

--Mark Medina

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Photo: Lakers center Andrew Bynum puts down a dunk over Knicks center Amare Stoudemire in the second half Sunday at Staples Center. Credit: Alex Gallardo / Associated Press