Caught in the Web: Reactions to Lakers' 90-87 victory over Oklahoma City Thunder
-- The Los Angeles Times' Broderick Turner credits the Lakers' defense in their 90-87 victory Sunday over the Oklahoma City Thunder.
-- The Oklahoman's John Rohde details how the Thunder allowed a double-digit lead to get away.
-- The Daily News' Elliott Teaford looks at Ron Artest's role in the Lakers' victory.
-- The Times' Turner highlights Andrew Bynum's contributions against Oklahoma City.
-- NBA.com's Randy Renner provides a few nuggets from the Lakers-Thunder game.
-- The Daily News' Teaford explains what Lakers guard Kobe Bryant picked up from Elvin Hayes after Bryant surpasses Hayes on the NBA's all-time scoring list.
-- The Times' Jerry Crowe catches up with former Laker Horace Grant.
--The Times' Turner credits Ron Artest's defense on Kevin Durant.
-- ESPN.com's John Hollinger wonders how the Thunder will match up with the Lakers once Kendrick Perkins returns to the lineup.
-- The Oklahoman's Darnell Mayberry notices how the Thunder is preparing itself for the postseason.
-- The Oklahoman's Barry Tramel argues that the Thunder's loss to the Lakers showed why it was necessary for the Thunder to acquire Perkins from Boston.
--The Orange County Register's Randy Youngman says the Lakers displayed a few troubling signs in their win against Oklahoma City.
-- ESPN Los Angeles' Andy Kamenetzky breaks down the Lakers' victory over the Thunder.
-- Lakers.com's Mike Trudell analyzes the Lakers' win in a running diary.
-- Silver Screen and Roll's DexterFishmore believes the Lakers have their swagger back.
-- Forum Blue and Gold's Darius Soriano says the Lakers are rounding into form.
Tweet of the Day:
"Just touchdown in minny. Damn dat cold air jus smacked da hell out of me in my face lol...Heard money grew on trees so i grew 1!" -- DevinEbanks3 (Lakers forward Devin Ebanks)
Reader Comment of the Day:
"This was a big win but the true test before the playoffs is on the horizon. Four huge away games in a row; SA, ATL, MIA, and DAL. If the Lakers can go 4-0 or 3-1 during that span, then they really have "flipped the switch" (I love over-used cliches!). Let's get it! On to the next one...." -- TNTLakerFan
-- Mark Medina
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Photo: Lakers center Andrew Bynum blocks a shot by Thunder center Serge Ibaka in the first half, Feb. 27, 2011. Credit: Mark D. Smith / US Presswire