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Caught in the Web: Lakers prepare for Game 2 against Hornets

April 20, 2011 |  1:07 pm

--The Times' Mike Bresnahan details Pau Gasol's plan to get more aggressive in Game 2.

--The Times presents a photo gallery of the biggest shots in playoff history.

--The Times' Bill Plaschke argues that Lamar Odom's reality show isn't good for his career.

--The Times' Broderick Turner looks at the adjustments the Lakers may make for Game 2.

--The Daily News' Vincent Bonsignore highlights Odom's sixth man of the year award ceremony and Gasol's mindset heading into Game 2. 

--The Orange County Register's Janis Carr describes the emotions of Odom's sixth man of the year award ceremony.

--Charles Barkley and Kenny Smith argued on Sports Illustrated's "On The Mic" that there's no way the Lakers will lose Game 2 to the Hornets.

--ESPN Los Angeles' Andy Kamenetzky presents video from Odom's award ceremony.

--ESPN Los Angeles' Arash Markazi has noticed that the Hornets are more confident after their Game 1 victory.

--The Riverside Press Enterprise's Gregg Patton details Tuesday's practice and says the Lakers need a locked-in Gasol.

--ESPN Los Angeles' Ramona Shelburne documents Odom's growth.

--The Orange County Register's Mark Whicker looks at what movie and television models the Lakers and Hornets are modeling their game after.

A week after Bryant was fined $100,000 by the NBA for using an anti-gay slur, the Lakers filmed a PSA in the video below that plans to be shown during Game 2 at Staples Center.

--Fox Sports' Billy Witz argues the Lakers need more from Odom.

Tweet of the Day: "Big game tonight for the Lakers, especially for Gasol & Bynum. Defensively, what are they going to do with Chris Paul? ... The @Lakers can't let Hornets role players turn into stars like they did in game one with Aaron Gray." -- MagicJohnson (Lakers Hall of Famer Magic Johnson)

Rick Friedman Reader Comment of the Day:"The gift Lamar should give his teammates is FULL focus and 100% effort and intensity for the rest of the playoffs! Ignore the reality show garbage until July!" -- NuggetsCountry

-- Mark Medina

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