Caught in the Web: Reactions to Lakers' 112-104 victory over the Clippers
--The Times' Mike Bresnahan explains why the Lakers had a difficult time securing a 112-104 victory Friday over the Clippers.
--The Orange County Register's Janis Carr argued the Clippers don't have enough of a winning culture yet to regularly beat the Lakers.
--The Daily News' Elliott Teaford credits the Lakers' victory to making plays late in the game.
--The Times' Lisa Dillman details DeAndre Jordan's return to the Clippers' lineup.
--The Daily News' Teaford compares and contrasts the Lakers and the Clippers.
--The Times' Broderick Turner details Pau Gasol's charitable contributions.
--The Times' Bill Dwyre criticizes the NBA and its players regarding technical fouls.
--The Times' Mark Heisler remains amazed with Clippers owner Donald Sterling.
--Fox Sports' Billy Witz looks at the tension between the Lakers and Clippers.
--ESPN Los Angeles' Brian Kamenetzky breaks down the Lakers' victory over the Clippers.
--ESPN Los Angeles' Dave McMenamin lists 10 things to take away from the Lakers-Clippers game.
--Clips Nation's Dennis Lin faults the loss on Eric Gordon having a bad night.
--Silver Screen and Roll's DexterFishmore believes the Lakers' outcome was never in doubt.
--Forum Blue and Gold's Darius Soriano credits the offense from Bryant and Gasol.
Rick Friedman Reader Comment of the Day: "Isn't it terrible the way that the Lakers franchise just surpassed ALL expectations as soon as Derek left and when he returned all we could do was compete for Championships in the Finals? I mean, what the heck? Mitch! You're an idiot! RE-SIGN SMUSH NOW!!!!!" -- Jon K.
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Photo: Lakers power forward Pau Gasol, who had 26 points and eight rebounds, puts away a dunk against the Clippers in the first half Friday night at Staples Center. Credit: Gary Friedman / Los Angeles Times