Wednesday's Lakers Links: Larry Nance Jr.'s role at SF

Lakers teammates 'ticked off' at D'Angelo Russell because of secretly recorded video: Some Lakers players have distanced themselves from rookie D’Angelo Russell after a video surfaced a few days ago in which he secretly recorded teammate Nick Young talking about women other than his fiancée, Iggy Azalea. -- Los Angeles Times

As Lakers lurch toward season's end, opponents want to spend time with Kobe: Thankfully, mercifully, and please feel free to use any other adverb that applies, the Los Angeles Lakers are finally stumbling into the last turn of their 2015-16 abyss. -- Los Angeles Times

Lakers hope Larry Nance Jr. is answer at small forward: The instinct immediately kicks in for Larry Nance Jr. to run to a comfortable place. There, he has thrown down multiple jaw-dropping dunks. He has made endless energy plays. He has forged a dependable role on the Lakers’ roster. “My tendency when I don’t have the ball is to go to the rim,” Nance said. “That’s where I’m supposed to be.” Not anymore. -- Los Angeles Daily News

Lakers’ D’Angelo Russell losing teammate support amid secretly recorded video: Lakers rookie point guard D’Angelo Russell has lost support among certain teammates after secretly recording a video that showed Nick Young admitting that he saw another woman besides his fiancee, Iggy Azalea, according to multiple sources familiar with the situation. -- Los Angeles Daily News

Players, fans clamor for one last piece of Kobe Bryant: Metta World Peace has known Kobe Bryant for a long time, and when Bryant walks away from the NBA following the 2015-16 season, he’ll have a library of memories. But he needed something more tangible. -- The Orange County Register

Kobe Bryant's all-around game makes him the greatest of all Lakers: As Kobe Bryant falls away into the sunset, people are trying to figure out where he ranks among the NBA’s greatest players. First, though … where does he rank among the Lakers’ greatest players? Bryant is the greatest player in Lakers history. You want an explanation, so here it is. -- The Orange County Register