NBA lockout: Lakers' Andrew Bynum takes boxing lessons
-- The Orange County Register's Janis Carr details Lakers center Andrew Bynum taking boxing lessons.
-- Former Lakers center Kareem Abdul-Jabbar expresses his disappointment in the Dodgers in a column at ESPN Los Angeles' website.
-- ESPN Los Angeles' Brian Kamenetzky explains how the Lakers are more likely to argue with other owners to ensure a new CBA as quickly as possible.
-- KSBY.com's Andrew Masuds mentions that Bryant will launch a new sportswear line Thursday in Santa Barbara and meet with fans in an event closed to the media. Perhaps he can tell them what he thinks of Mike Brown.
-- Jon Pastuszek of the Chinese basketball blog NIUBBALL.com explains that Bryant and others playing in China this summer hinges on the Chinese government's approval.
Tweet of the Day: "So Kobe cancels his media session at his camp and misses another chance to discuss Mike Brown. Hmmmm" -- janiscarr (Orange County Register Lakers reporter Janis Carr)
Rick Friedman Reader Comment of the Day: "Mavs caught the Lakers team which was tired and beat up at the right moment . No doubt Mavs were better team and Lakers clearly ran out of steam . So lets see if Mavs can back it up next year ." -- Albert Ionidi
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Photo: Lakers center Andrew Bynum recently has worked out in the boxing ring. Credit: Andrew Bynum