Lakers over Warriors, trade deadline: Morning news

Four times the Lakers have now taken the floor without Kobe Bryant, and four times they've come away winners. As we noted last night, Tuesday's 104-94 victory over Golden State was the least attractive of the quartet, but counts just the same. A speedy trip around the web for all the reactions, and other items of import:

Game Reports:

-Mike Bresnahan, LA Times

-Elliott Teaford, Daily News

-Rusty Simmons, San Francisco Chronicle

-Dan Weber, Riverside Press-Enterprise

-Silver Screen and Roll

-Forum Blue and Gold

Game Notes:

-LAT on Shannon Brown's big night

-Daily News on Kobe's absence

Trade Deadline:

-John Ireland, ESPNLosAngeles.com: If the Lakers don't make a move, it won't be because of money.

-Kirk Hinrich looking less like an option, LA Times.

-Land O' Lakers: How much do the Lakers really need a PG anyway?

-TrueHoop: Amar'e Stoudemire to Cleveland is high risk/high reward. Cleveland is still pushing hard for Stoudemire, but Antawn Jamison remains a viable Plan B.

-Nate Robinson to Boston for Eddie House? Yahoo! connects Robinson and the Lakers. I'm not buying.

-Tracy McGrady to New York looks like a go, reports SI.com. The Bulls are still involved in those talks, as well.


-Dave McMenamin of ESPNLosAngeles.com says Ron Artest is slowly learning the intricacies of the triangle, and looks primed for a breakout.

-The OC Register's Kevin Ding believes Andrew Bynum learned something valuable Tuesday evening by playing hurt.