Karl Malone
Lakers' Week 7 in review
Lakers' Week 7 in review

Week 7 proved to be the Lakers' best of the year, the team putting together a perfect 3-0 record, while reaching a major milestone in the career of Kobe Bryant. Before the Lakers hosted the Sacramento Kings on Tuesday, Coach Byron Scott and Carlos Boozer traded barbs in the media on the veteran's benching. Boozer called it a surprise that he didn't agree with, while Scott emphasized that he doesn't have to worry if players agree with him. In moving Jeremy Lin and Boozer to the bench for Ronnie Price and Ed Davis, Scott is choosing to trade offensive firepower for better defense in the starting lineup. He admitted that he wishes basketball was more like football,...