Originally posted on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 10/2/12
The day before basketball is played at the Los Angeles Lakers’ training camp, the Lakers hosted hundreds of media members for their Media Day at their El Segundo practice facility today. A majority of the players currently on the roster were available for interview, including the Lakers starting five: Steve Nash, Kobe Bryant, Metta World Peace, Pau Gasol and Dwight Howard. Mike Trudell, the Time Warner sideline reporter for the Lakers, tweeted “. . . Lakers media day was the most crowded its been by far in the 4 years I’ve covered the team”. For good reason, the Lakers welcome Steve Nash and Dwight Howard, two of the best players at their respective positions, to Los Angeles. The Lakers now have a multi-faceted offense, and a vastly improved defense with the twin towers, Gasol and Howard, in the post.  GM Mitch Kupchak also brought in some significant role players, like Antawn Jamison, Jodie Meeks, Chris Duhon, and Jordan Hill (re-signed), which will be important in giving the eld...
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