Lakers forward Metta World Peace wraps up Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo… (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles…)
--The Times' Mike Bresnahan reports the Lakers and Celtics talked last week about making a trade for Rajon Rondo. But Bresnaahn reports are unwilling to trade Pau Gasol for Rondo.
--The Times' Bresnahan explains how Kobe Bryant drew up the final paly for Andrew Bynum in the Lakers' 97-94 win Sunday over Boston.
--The Orange County Register's Janis Carr details how the Lakers rallied against the Celtics.
--The Boston Herald's Mark Murphy documents the Celtics' disappearing act late in the game.
--The Daily News' Elliott Teaford tabbed the Lakers' win over Boston as "old-school"
--The Boston Globe's Gary Washburn highlights the Celtics' cold fourth quarter.
--The Orange County Register's Carr notes how Metta World Peace seemed energized after getting in a third-quarter scuffle with Boston forward Paul Pierce .
--The Boston Herald's Murphy explains why Celtics Coach Doc Rivers remains concerned with Chris Wilcox's injury.
--The Daily News' Teaford notes how Lakers Coach Mike Brown has fielded questions from his son, Elijah, about trade talks.
--The Times' Ben Bolch believes the Celtics Big Three could be broken up soon.
--ESPN Los Angeles' Dave McMenamin credits Bynum for rising to the occasion.
--The Times' Helene Elliott charts Bynum's progress.
--ESPN.com's J.A. Adande argues the Lakers and Celtics passed the torch in their rivalry.
--The Boston Herald's Steve Bulpett details how the Celtics had no answer for the Lakers' size. Bulpett also highlights how Bryant can understand Pierce's plight.
--The Daily News' Vincent Bonsignore notes the significance that Bryant trusted Bynum in the final play.
--ESPN Boston's Chris Forsberg argues the Lakers and Celtics can still contend for a title.
--The Orange County Register's Jeff Miller tries to make sense of Bryant becoming a decoy.
--ESPN Los Angeles' McMenamin breaks down the Lakers' win over Boston.
--Lakers.com's Mike Trudell provides a running diary of the Lakers-Celtics game.
--Silver Screen and Rolls' C.A. Clark credits the Lakers for overcoming early mistakes.
--Forum Blue and Gold's Darius Soriano documents how the Lakers came through late in the game.
Tweet of the Day: "Have never and will never cover anything bigger than at the Forum Club on Nov. 7, 1991. That amazing doc brought it all back" -- ESPNSteinLine (ESPN.com's Marc Stein)