Debating Kobe Bryant's clutchness
--The Times' Mark Heisler questions True Hoop's David Abbott about his skepticism concerning Kobe Bryant's clutchness.
--ESPN Los Angeles' Andy and Brian Kamenetzky as well as 710 ESPN's Dave Miller debate which free agents the Lakers should target.
--ESPN Los Angeles' Dave McMenamin talks to Ron Artest's agent, David Bauman, who contradicted Artest's claims that he's going to play in Britain.
--Speaking of Ron Ron, McMenamin finds a link showing a cool place where you can order your Metta World Peace shirts.
--Silver Screen and Roll's Dexter Fishmore provides a player report card on Bryant.
Tweet of the Day:"Bbl still has a shot to get me!! Bbl league is leading; but my agent is talking to other countries also! I'm a huge fan of the bbl!!" -- ronartest (Lakers forward Ron Artest)
Rick Friedman Reader Comment of the Day: "Hmmm. The great Bynum debate again. Let's see if this brings anyone to the comments section. Yippeeee, he said sarcastically." -- Phred Phredphredington
-- Mark Medina
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Photo: Kobe Bryant rises to the rim for a dunk in Game 5 of the Lakers' playoff series against New Orleans. Credit: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times