'It's not about making excuses'
Sounds of the Game: Kobe Bryant and the Lakers react following the Lakers' loss to the Bulls on Monday, their third straight defeat.
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.