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  • Luke Walton out a minimum of six weeks

     
    Word just arrived from the Lakers' Media Relations Department. Luke Walton, who missed last night's game against Houston with a back injury, met with a specialist and was diagnosed with a pinched nerve. The injury is expected to sideline him for at...
  • Lakers' Luke Walton has back procedure

     
    Lakers forward Luke Walton had a surgical procedure Wednesday to treat a pinched nerve in his back, the team said. Walton had a facet rhizotomy performed by Dr. Michael Port. In the procedure, an electrode is inserted next to the......
  • Luke Walton to fill in for announcer Mychal Thompson

     
    Injured Lakers forward Luke Walton will work the radio microphone for Mychal Thompson, who will miss the Lakers games on Friday against Minnesota and Saturday at Utah. Thompson will miss the games because of a death in the family, the......
  • Tweetable items: Kobe Bryant's shot selection, Pau Gasol on a treadmill & Luke Walton eyeing a near return

     
    Here's some Tweetable items that came out of Lakers practice today: -- Lakers guard Kobe Bryant has gone 24 of 67 from the field in the last two games, leading Coach Phil Jackson to acknowledge, "It's an awful lot of shots." But when asked if there's a...
  • Luke Walton's return helps alleviate some of the injury pain

     
    Lakers forward Luke Walton traveled with the team to Texas not expecting he'd be in the lineup. He had spent the previous week practicing and nearing full recovery from a pinched nerve in his lower back that ultimately kept him sidelined for all but...
  • Caught in the Web: Lakers about to finish their five-game trip

     
    Lakers links -- The Times' Mike Bresnahan highlights Kobe Bryant's interview with NBA TV and previews the Lakers' (54-20) game tonight against Atlanta (47-26). -- The Times' Jerry Crowe mentions that some Vegas oddsmakers think LeBron James and Kevin...
  • Poor bench play remains an issue, but alternatives are limited

     
    For far too long, the Lakers' bench have had trouble securing leads, establishing consistency, fitting in the triangle offense, staying sharp on defense and pretty much living up to the supposed "Bench Mob" reputation it once owned. And the...
  • Caught in the Web: Lakers head home after a disappointing five-game trip

     
    Game stories --The Times' Mike Bresnahan sums up everything that went wrong during the Lakers' five-game trip, including the team's 109-92 loss Wednesday to the Atlanta Hawks. --The Atlanta Journal Constitution's Michael Cunningham explains how the...
  • Lakers measure their frustration level after 2-3 trip

     
    Lakers Coach Phil Jackson joked that the team's recent 2-3 trip simply was a product of what he called "March Madness." And thankfully for the Lakers apparently, that month has passed. "We're glad it's April," Jackson said. "We can all be fools." Well...
  • Caught in the Web: Lakers don't want to panic after 2-3 trip

     
    Lakers practice reports --The Times' Lisa Dillman outlines the Lakers' effort not to panic after a 2-3 trip, provides injury updates on Andrew Bynum and Luke Walton and has information on how to buy first-round playoff tickets. --The Times' Mark Heisler...
  • Lakers eyeing San Antonio as possible playoff opponent, Luke Walton eyes return

     
    I apologize in advance. My camera had a few technical issues, so there will be no moving pictures this time around. Nothing really newsworthy came out of Saturday's practice, other than Luke Walton confirmed he plans to play in tomorrow' game against...