Wednesday Chat Transcript

Plenty of action in today's chat. No surprise, the conversation gravitated towards the labor situation. Is there any chance the season starts on time? How does a shortened year help or hurt the Lakers? Once games begin, will Derek Fisher's performance be negatively impacted by the burdens of his role as NBPA president?

We touch on those issues, plus the Kobe-to-Italy talks, Shannon Brown, and more.

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