--G Kobe Bryant is auctioning the mask he wore to protect his broken nose this season. The eBay auction is raising funds for the Kobe & Vanessa Bryant Family Foundation.
--F Jordan Hill has been charged with felony assault in Houston for allegedly trying to choke a former girlfriend before his trade from the Rockets to the Lakers. Hill said he was surprised by the charge and regretted the timing of the incident: "I'd like to apologize to the Lakers organization and to all of their fans for the untimeliness of these accusations. I promise to keep my focus and attention on the playoffs during this time and to help my team win another championship." He had a strong Game 2 with 10 rebounds Tuesday night.
--C Andrew Bynum's triple-double in the playoff opener Sunday was the first by any center in the NBA postseason since David Robinson did it with San Antonio on May 7, 1993. Bynum became the sixth Laker to have a triple-double in the postseason, joining Magic Johnson, Elgin Baylor, Wilt Chamberlain, Jerry West and James Worthy.
--F Matt Barnes (sprained right ankle) is probable.
--F Devin Ebanks (bruised left hand) is probable.
--G Ramon Sessions (sprained left shoulder) is probable.
--Point guard Ramon Sessions
--Shooting guard Kobe Bryant
--Small forward Devin Ebanks
--Power forward Pau Gasol
--Center Andrew Bynum
--Guard Steve Blake
--Forward Matt Barnes
--Forward Jordan Hill
--Forward Josh McRoberts
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