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Caught in the Web: Lakers prepare for Clippers, plus free parking offered for game

March 25, 2011 | 12:46 pm

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Those going to the Lakers-Clippers game tonight that drive a Honda can avoid the hefty parking fees at Staples Center and L.A. Live. SoCal Honda is offering free parking at a 100-car lot on 926 James M. Wood Blvd, located on corner of Georgia Street and West 9th Street beginning at 5:30 p.m, a So Cal Honda spokesperson. They don't plan to hold any more events for Laker games this season, but acknowledged possibilities in the future. The map above shows exactly where you need to go.

--The Times' Mike Bresnahan talks to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar about Andrew Bynum's progression.'s Steve Aschburner lists Kobe Bryant in third place in the MVP race.

--Bryant talks about playing for Duke Coach Mike Krzyzewski with Team USA in the video below.

--The Orange County Register's Janis Carr has an interesting slideshow on Lamar Odom and Khloe Kardashian visiting South Coast Plaza.

--The Orange County Register's Kevin Ding breaks down the rest of the Lakers' schedule. 

--ESPN Los Angeles' Brian Kamenetzky focuses on Bynum's return.

--Sports Illustrated's Zach Lowe talks with Jerry West about the labor situation and the Lakers.

--ESPN Los Angeles' Stephen A. Smith looks at who the Lakers should worry about in the Eastern Conference.

--The Daily News' Elliott Teaford highlights Bynum's return to the lineup.'s Mike Trudell talks with Basketball Jones' J.E. Skeets in his latest podcast.

--Yahoo! Sports' Dan Wetzel talks with John Calipari on how he almost landed Bryant when he coached the New Jersey Nets.

--Fox Sports' Billy Witz argues Bynum needs to learn from his suspension.

--Silver Screen and Roll's Saurav A. Das previews the Lakers-Clippers matchup.

--Forum Blue and Gold's Darius Soriano believes Bryant should be on first team All-NBA.

Tweet of the Day: "So was Shannon Brown's shooting in Nov, Dec a total fluke?" -- ZachLowe_SI (Sports Illustrated's Zach Lowe)

Rick Friedman Reader Comment of the Day: "I think some of the disconnect is that people might be expecting Stern or Jackson to look at this from a Lakers fan's perspective, meaning Bynum needs to be tough, Beasley was talking a lot and had it coming, so just move on. The league is *supposed* to be impartial and rule in the best interest for the league and the players involved. I think they did just that and if anyone ever commits a similar foul on a Lakers player, I think we all want them to face similar punishment." -- Bay to LA

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