Lakers Rumors & News Recap: Lakers Fall Again, Panic Ensues

After losing their fourth game of the season on Wednesday night to the Utah Jazz, the Lakers took to the practice floor today to try and figure out a solution to their many problems. Not only has the team been losing, but they’ve been getting beaten fairly handily. Other than their win over the Detroit Pistons, who have the worst record in the NBA, the Lakers haven’t even come close to winning the other four games.

Following the loss, fans were clamoring for head coach Mike Brown’s job on Twitter and other social media. There’s no doubt that the coach is feeling the heat, but the team is trying to figure out what’s going on before they take the floor again tomorrow night against the Golden State Warriors.

With fans getting more and more uneasy as the team continues to struggle, here’s the most popular stories from Lakerland this afternoon.

Lakers Nation News

What We Learned from the Lakers’ Loss to the Utah Jazz

Embarrassment ‘By’ Our Riches, Lakers Fall To Jazz As Frustration Mounts

Lakers Practice Report: Frustration and No Timetable on Nash’s Return

Video: Kobe Reacts to Watching His ‘Death Stare.’

Lakers Poor Defense Leads To Loss To Jazz In Utah

GIF: Kobe Gives Mike Brown Glare of Death From Bench

Jerry Sloan Trends on Twitter As Fans Beg ‘Fire Mike Brown’

Dwight Howard Says Leaders Need to Keep Frustration in Control

Lakers News: Lakers Fan Pepper Sprays Jazz Fan After Loss in Utah

Lakers News: Jim Buss Standing By Coach Mike Brown

Lakers News

Breaking Down Kobe Bryant’s Efficient Start [Silver Screen and Roll]

After Lakers Loss, Brown Gives Fans the Blues [Silver Screen and Roll]

Final Score: Jazz Devour Lakers’ Hopes, 95-86 [Silver Screen and Roll]

15 (Serious) Ways to Fix the Lakers [Silver Screen and Roll]

The Breakdown: Getting Kobe in Scoring Position [Forum Blue and Gold]

Change in All-Star balloting Irks Dwight Howard [OC Register]

Limiting Kobe’s Minutes, Easier Said Than Done [LA Times]

Lakers Drop to Bottom of Pacific Division [SB Nation]

World Peace Adding Extra Duties at Backup SG [ESPN]

Is everybody happy? Not Kobe [Lakers Blog]

Lakers Owner Remains Confident in Mike Brown [SB Nation]

Lakers’ Dwight Howard Getting Back Up to Speed [Eye on Basketball]

Don’t Buy the Rumors Mike Brown’s Job is in Immediate Danger [ProBasketballTalk]

Lakers/Jazz: One Game Winning Streak Snapped [Forum Blue and Gold]

Believe it or not, Lakers should win next 7 games [OC Register]

Dwight Suggests Kobe Temper Frustrations [ESPN]

Dwight Howard on the Ground Floor [True Hoop]

Metta World Peace Will Be Used as Backup Shooting Guard [LA Times]

Lakers Blake Chose to Swear at Son of Prominent CEO [ProBasketballTalk]

NBA News

The Heat Still Hold Top Spot in Rankings []

So, How Is Brook Lopez Doing on Defense So Far [Grantland]

Anderson Varejao, Tyler Zeller Out [ESPN]

For Knicks, Hawks, Pluck Has Rewards in Early Season [CBS Sports]

Spurs Already Back on Top []

Vince Carter Would Like to End His Career in Toronto [SLAM]

Power Rankings: Knicks, Bucks Rise [ESPN]

Down Goes Granger [Grantland]

Behind the Scenes of ‘Uncle Drew: Chapter 2′ With Kyrie Irving and Bill Russell [SLAM Online]

Obama’s Victory Gives Basketball Another Term in the Spotlight []

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