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Lakers' second-round draft picks have a spirited scrimmage

June 29, 2011 |  8:00 am


--The Times' Broderick Turner reports the Lakers probably will announce this week that they have hired assistant coaches John Kuester, Chuck Person and Quin Snyder.

--The Orange County Register's Kevin Ding explains Darius Morris' connection to Denzel Washington.

--Ball Don't Lie's Kelly Dwyer expresses amusement over a professional basketball team in Finland trying to boast that Ron Artest will play for them this summer. 

--Fox Sports' Randy Hill credits the Lakers for not making any trades during NBA draft night. 

--ESPN Los Angeles' Andy Kamenetzky features video interviews of Morris and Andrew Goudelock.

--The Riverside Press Enterprise's David Lassen details the rookies' offseason plans. 

--ESPN Los Angeles' Dave McMenamin details the Lakers' free-agent minicamp.

--Fox Sports West's Michael Martinez says  Morris hopes to prove his worth before his hometown in L.A.

--ESPN's Stephen A. Smith talks with Lakers guard and president of the National Basketball Players Assn. Derek Fisher about the impending lockout's Mike Trudell and Ty Nowell present video of the Lakers' rookies. 

--The New York Post's Peter Vecsey talked to a 76ers official, who said the team never had talks with the Lakers about trading Andre Iguodala for Lamar Odom and Luke Walton.

--Silver Screen and Roll's Dexter Fishmore provides a list for SB Nation of the five greatest Lakers who  grew up in Los Angeles.

--Forum Blue and Gold's Darius Soriano looks at a few free agents who might be enticing for the Lakers.

--Lakers Nation's Devin Ugland speculates on how the Lakers could replace Shannon Brown if he decides to leave.

Tweet of the Day: "I think Morris is a solid guard from a great conference & a good get for the @Lakers. I like Goudelock as a shooter/scorer." -- MagicJohnson (Lakers Hall of Famer Magic Johnson)

Rick Friedman Reader Comment of the Day:  "I personally dont want him to go to the Lakers ,The reason is i hope the Lakers teach him a lesson...They should really have a grudge on the little guy." -- Servando Rueda Jr., writing about J.J. Barea

--Mark Medina

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Photo: Lakers second-round draft picks Andrew Goudelock, left, and Darius Morris take part in a scrimmage at the Lakers' training facility in El Segundo on Tuesday. Credit: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times