A hard-fought victory
Sounds of the Game: The Nets prove to be a formidable opponent by slowing it down and grinding it out, but the Lakers play a little defense of their own in making Mike D'Antoni's coaching debut a success.
Fans on Figueroa: We went to Staples Center to ask Lakers fans what they expected Kobe Bryant to play like when he returned. Here's what they had to say.
The Highlight: Nick Young's amazing shot to beat the clock is the Lakers highlight of the week. The play is a reminder that the shot clock is the most important invention in the history of the NBA. Let's see how quickly we can explain how it came about.
Banana yellow shoes? That's what Steve Blake designed himself, catching plenty of attention on Friday night, and some light-hearted scorn from his own wife.