A night of candor with Craig Hodges

The Lakers' assistant unplugged. Talks Lakers, Kobe and the triangle.

Updated: March 18, 2010, 10:48 PM ET
By Dave McMenamin | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LONG BEACH, Calif. -- Lakers shooting coach Craig Hodges is dressed just as he does before any Lakers home game. Black Lakers-logoed shirt covering his slim torso. Black mesh shorts over legs still sculpted enough to carry his 6-foot-2, 180-pound frame up and down the court for a game with ease, even though he turns 50 in June. White NBA-logoed socks on his feet.

Only he's not wearing any sneakers. And he's home. As in home home, at his apartment in Long Beach, getting ready to watch ...

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