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Lakers week in review
Lakers week in review

Kobe Bryant was a popular topic last week, opening up to Jimmy Kimmel for an hour of conversation on Thursday in front of a packed house at Nokia Theatre. The Lakers All-Star guard told Kimmel he isn't sure if he'll play on opening night (Oct. 29), although he had said in recent interviews that his surgically repaired Achilles tendon feels "really, really good." Shaquille O'Neal chimed in to say he sees Bryant trying to be ready for the season opener.  Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak admitted, "Kobe is a big question mark." Bryant also sees a return to Pau Gasol as a return to winning.  He's also not a fan of how ESPN ranked the...