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Lakers Chat: Lakers vs. Houston Rockets

January 3, 2012 |  7:29 pm

Kobe Bryant

Before the Lakers-Rockets game, Coach Mike Brown compared his willingness to give freedom to Kobe to LA TImes' sports staff. Brown compared Kobe Bryant to Times' columnist TJ Simers, Pau Gasol to Lakers' beat writer Mike Bresnahan, rookie guard Darius Morris to Lakers' backup writer Ben Bolch. And I guess I'm not on the roster, or on the Defenders. Join the chat below for the fun!

--Mark Medina

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Photo: Lakers guard Kobe Bryant brings the ball upcourt in transition as Coach Mike Brown follows the play in a game against the New York Knicks last week. Credot: Paul Buck / EPA / December 30, 2011.