Lakers Nation Week in Review: Sept. 29 – Oct. 6

The Los Angeles Lakers have reported to training camp and after a very exciting Media Day, it is back to work for the players. It was all fun and games in front of the cameras, but it is now time for the Lakers to hit the court and prepare for the 2012-13 season.

Lakers Nation attended Media Day 2012 and covered all the happenings for its readers. There were scores of media representatives at the practice arena and there were a plethora of questions being asked and photos being taken.

The season is fast approaching and the Lakers are looking forward to an exciting road to June. The past seven days here at Lakers Nation have been full of news, and here is our Week in Review.

Lakers Nation News:

Phil Jackson chimed in on the Los Angeles Lakers and how they must use their pieces in order to reach their full potential.

Denver Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson believes the Nuggets are the best team in the Western Conference.

Despite reports that Dwight Howard’s back will limit his effectiveness for some time, his teammate Pau Gasol does not see the injury holding him back at all.

The Los Angeles Lakers will have to answer a lot of questions in the upcoming season, but Kobe Bryant does not see team chemistry being an issue in 2012-13.

Dwight Howard responds to Shaquille O’Neal’s negative comments about his skills.

Los Angeles Lakers point guard Steve Blake has been cleared for full contact despite the injury to his left foot.

The Lakers will be running some Princeton offense this upcoming season and Steve Nash is looking forward to learning the new system.

Kobe Bryant will not undergo a second Regenokine surgery to his knee. 

Denver Nuggets head coach George Karl admitted his hatred for the Los Angeles Lakers.

Dwight Howard is hoping to play during the pre-season even though earlier reports indicated a lengthy rehab process.

The Los Angeles Lakers have signed Chris Douglas-Roberts.

Lamar Odom believes the Los Angeles Clippers have a deeper team than the Lakers.

The Los Angeles Lakers come in at number two on ESPN’s pre-season power rankings.

Metta World Peace thanked the NBA on Twitter for instituting penalties for flopping.

Lakers Media Day Coverage:

One of the newest Los Angeles Lakers, Jodie Meeks, talks about backing-up Kobe Bryant.

Dwight Howard was a major attraction at Media Day and he talked about how excited he is about becoming a member of the franchise.

Kobe Bryant discusses his goal of winning a sixth NBA championship. Bryant later went on to say that he does not see a rivalry between the Lakers and the Clippers.

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