Lisa Estrada, Director of Game Operations and Entertainment says hello to Nick Young and Jordan Farmar as they enter the practice facility for media day. The Los Angeles Lakers held a media day at their El Segundo practice facility. Players were photographed for team materials, and interviewed by the press. El Segundo, CA. 9/27/2013. photo by (John McCoy/Los Angeles Daily News)
Lakers Media Day always represents a large sampling of seemingly every single media outlet imaginable asking, grilling, flattering, annoying, joking with players.
The team’s annual event on Saturday marked a smaller gathering than usual, a reflection of diminished expectations following a championship-caliber roster flaming out in the first round of the playoffs. But as Los Angeles Daily News staff photographer John McCoy shows in his photo gallery, there were still plenty of sights and sounds going on at the Lakers’ practice facility at El Segundo.
Kobe Bryant optimistic about Lakers championship prospects
Pau Gasol at full health, but will be limited in training camp
Steve Nash eager to prove he’s still an elite point guard
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