Lakers reportedly tried trading Pau Gasol for Kevin Love
--The New York Post's Peter Vecsey reported that the Lakers offered Pau Gasol to the Minnesota Timberwolves for Kevin Love after the league canceled the Chris Paul trade.
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--The Times' Ben Bolch highlights the Lakers' big late-game plays in their 90-87 overtime win Wednesday over the Utah Jazz.
--The Orange County Register's Kevin Ding highlights Kobe Bryant's comments that his wrist is healing.
--The Daily News' Elliott Teaford credits Andrew Bynum for his late-game block on Al Jefferson that helped secure the Lakers' win over Utah.
--The Times' Bolch talks to rookie Andrew Goudelock about adjusting to the Lakers.
--The Orange County Register's Ding focuses on Metta World Peace's struggles.
--The Daily News' Teaford explains how Luke Walton is making the most of his increased playing time.
--The Salt Lake Tribune's Tony Jones focuses on the Bryant-Raja Bell rivalry.
--Sports Illustrated's Chris Mannix talks to former Laker Lamar Odom about his frustrating year.
--ESPN Los Angeles' Dave McMenamin features Mike Brown's comments comparing and contrasting Bryant and LeBron James.
--The Orange County Register's Ding agrees with Kobe Bryant's contention that his wrist will heal by the playoffs.
--The Deseret News' Brad Rock argues the Jazz has a bright future.
--ESPN Los Angeles' McMenamin outlines 10 things to take away from the Lakers' victory.
--ESPN Los Angeles' Andy Kamenetzky breaks down the Lakers' win.
--Lakers.com's Mike Trudell provides a running diary of the Lakers-Jazz game.
--Forum Blue and Gold's Darius Soriano credits the frontline's big plays late in the game.
--Silver Screen and Roll's Ben R. credits Bryant's performance and the Lakers' defense.
Tweet of the Day: " FINALLY a day off 2maro, can't WAIT to hangout w/my baby boys 2maro" -- Matt_Barnes22 (Lakers forward Matt Barnes)
Rick Friedman Reader Comment of the Day: "An ugly win is still a good win as far as I'm concerned." -- Jon K.
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Photo: Lakers forward Pau Gasol, right, hooks a shot over Utah's Al Jefferson during Wednesday's game. Credit: George Frey / EPA