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Saturday, April 2, 2011
PodKast: Shelburne and Miller on L.A.'s big turnaround

By Brian Kamenetzky

With Andy out of the studio -- by the way, the baby referenced at the top of the show isn't a hypothetical, but a real live little girl, born Friday night! -- ESPNLA.com's Ramona Shelburne and 710 ESPN basketball analyst Dave Miller join the fun Friday afternoon for a lively discussion on the purple and gold, following our jaunt into the studio for this week's edition of The Triangle.

PODCAST
Andy's away, but Ramona Shelburne and coach Dave Miller hop in studio talking about Andrew Bynum's renaissance, the resurrection of Ron Artest's season, and what L.A. can do down the stretch.Podcast Listen
We start off by dissecting the post-All-Star run, now up to 17 wins in 18 tries following Friday's win over Utah (and at that point a rather ho-hum 16 of 17). Miller, looking at it from a coach's perspective, expresses the frustration they've ripped off such a great run after displaying so little consistency earlier this season. From there, we segue into a conversation about Andrew Bynum. Did the Lakers really change their defense, or did they just do enough to boost Bynum's belief in the importance of the role they've always wanted him to play?

From there, it's on to other questions and issues:
Plus, a cackling John Ireland, and Gibbonswood!