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Mitch Kupchak sees no imminent signings

January 14, 2012 |  1:50 pm

Mitch Kupchak-- ESPN Los Angeles' Dave McMenamin talks to Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak, who says, "We don't expect to sign anybody anytime soon."

Game stories

-- The Times' Ben Bolch focuses on Kobe Bryant's 42-point performance in the Lakers' 97-92 victory Friday over the Cleveland Cavaliers. 

-- The Orange County Register's Janis Carr explains how Bryant continues to overcome his injuries. 

-- The Daily News' Elliott Teaford notes how Bryant feels motivated by the challenge of overcoming injuries. 


-- The Times' Bolch praises rookie Darius Morris for playing well as the Lakers' primary backup point guard.  

-- The Orange County Register's Carr explains why Lakers Coach Mike Brown feels "weird" about facing his former team in the Cleveland Cavaliers. 

-- The Daily News' Teaford explains why Brown holds no hard feelings toward the Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert for firing him. 


--'s J.A. Adande argues the Lakers still run L.A. 

-- Fox Sports West's Michael Martinez compares and contrasts the Lakers and Clippers. 

-- ESPN's Michael Wilbon disagrees with the notion that Bryant's the seventh best player in the NBA. 


-- ESPN Los Angeles' Andy Kamenetzky breaks down the Lakers' victory over the Cavaliers. 

--'s John Schuhmann provides some number-crunching on the Lakers' defense. 

--'s Mike Trudell provides a running diary of the Lakers-Cavaliers game. 

--Forum Blue and Gold's R.R. Magellan breaks down the Lakers' ugly win over Cleveland. 

-- Silver Screen and Roll's C.A. Clark praises Bryant's first-half effort and criticizes his second-half play. 

Tweet of the Day; "Mo Williams out for lakers game with injured right foot. VDN says Month is day to day." -- BA_Turner (Times' Clippers beat writer Brad Turner)

Rick Friedman Reader Comment of the Day: "The Lakers "played from behind" not only in the 4th quarter but also the third. Too bad the entire team played a poor second half so that the starters had to play big minutes to ensure a victory with tonight's game on the horizon" -- Joe Luttrell

-- Mark Medina

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Photo: Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak told ESPN Los Angeles' Dave McMenamin he doesn't plan to sign players in the immediate future. Credit: Richard Hartog / Los Angeles Times