Dwyane Wade beats Kobe Bryant, say TrueHoop bloggers
--A roundtable of TrueHoop bloggers all selected Dwyane Wade as the league's best shooting guard over Kobe Bryant.
--The Times' Lance Pugmire says how the NFL ending its lockout won't necessarily speed up the NBA's effort in reaching a new collective bargaining agreement.
--The Orange County Register's Kevin Ding contends that many of the Lakers will benefit from a lockout-shortened season.
--Ball Don't Lie's Kelly Dwyer details Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's anger at Michael Olowokandi.
--ESPN Los Angeles' Brian Kamenetzky breaks down how some of the free agent power forwards would fit in with the Lakers.
--ESPN the Magazine's Chris Palmer ranks Bryant as the NBA's best shooting guard.
--Silver Screen and Roll's WildYams expresses concern over the NBA lockout.
Rick Friedman Reader Comment of the Day: "I think we have to figure out a way to get Chris Paul. A big 3 of Kobe/Paul/Bynum would be perfect. Pick up a strong power forward who can defend, like a Chuck Hayes or someone like that, and we'll be primed for the championship." -- Gilberto Rocky Portillo
-- Mark Medina
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Photo: Lakers guard Kobe Bryant took a measured approach during the 2010-11 season because of injuries. Credit: Mark D. Smith / US Presswire / Feb. 27, 2011