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Kendrick Perkins takes dig at Andrew Bynum's IQ (Web links)

May 29, 2012|By Mark Medina
  • Lakers center Andrew Bynum battles Thunder center Kendrick Perkins for a rebound during Game 1 of the 2012 Western Conference semifinals
Lakers center Andrew Bynum battles Thunder center Kendrick Perkins for… (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles…)

--The Daily Thunder's Royce Young notes Kendrick Perkins' exchange before the Spurs-Thunder Western Conference series. Perkins on the difference between defending Tim Duncan and Andrew Bynum: "Well, Duncan is smart."

--ESPN the Magazine's Chris Broussard reports that the Charlotte Bobcats plan to interview both former Lakers assistant coach Brian Shaw and current Lakers assistant coach Quin Snyder about their vacant head-coaching position.

--Ball Don't Lie's Kelly Dwyer muses about Metta World Peace mistaking Memorial Day for Labor Day.

--ESPN Los Angeles' Andy and Brian Kamenetzky as well as Dave McMenamin offer Laker report cards.

--Hoopsworld's Alex Kennedy catches up with Lakers guard Ramon Sessions on what it was like playing for L.A.

--The Oklahoman's Darnell Mayberry talks with Thunder guard Derek Fisher, who recalls his famous game-winner with 0.4 seconds left against the San Antonio Spurs in the 2004 Western Conference semifinals.'s Sam Smith quotes Laker insiders as saying forward Pau Gasol would like to play for the Bulls.

--The Daily News' Elliott Teaford offers grades to the Lakers.'s Mike Trudell summarizes the Lakers' 2011-12 season.

--Silver Screen and Roll's Actuarially Sound looks at which rotation players earned their paycheck.

--Forum Blue and Gold's Darius Soriano wonders if past experiences can guide the Lakers.

Tweet of the Day: "I learned more about today about memorial day than I learned in school. Never listened in history class... Only Math and Science class.." -- mettaworldpeace (Lakers forward Metta World Peace)

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