October 19, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant (24) during a stoppage in play against the Utah Jazz during the first half at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

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Welcome to Lake Show Life, the Los Angeles Lakers news and opinions site brought to you by the FanSided Network. Lake Show Life is dedicated to providing top-notch Lakers news, views and original content. This site also serves as a community for like-minded fans to come together to catch up on the latest news and to discuss their passion.

Editorial Staff

Jacob Rude, editor

I'm a journalism student at Indiana University with a passion for all sports, namely the NBA and the Los Angeles Lakers.

Mike Garcia, editor

Long time NBA/Laker fan. Follow F1 racing. Automotive enthusiast.

Valerie Morales, editor

"Sometimes sports mirrors society, sometimes it allow us to understand the larger society a bit better. But mostly it is a world of talented and driven young men and women who do things with skill and passion." (David Halberstam) Valerie lives in Los Angeles. She writes sports commentary. @val_82games

Kevin Sanchez, Hoops Habit

Kevin Sanchez is an avid student of the game of basketball. Born and raised in California, Kevin grew up watching the Lakers have major success with a young Kobe Bryant. Kevin moved to Mexico at a young age, where he would watch whatever basketball was available to him, usually involving LeBron James and Kobe Bryant. He is currently living in Denver, Colorado and watching the Nuggets, Lakers and Rockets every night. He runs the Lakers blog known as hackashaq.blogspot.com

Colin Lopez, Staff Writer

Born and raised in Los Angeles. Colin graduated from Loyola University Chicago with a BBA in Sport Management. On Twitter @colinRlopez.

Harry Burden, Staff Writer

Harry joined the writing staff in January and has written on film and Hip-Hop in the past. He publishes from the UK and has his eyes on a future career in journalism. - @HarryBurden32

Blair Hicks, Staff Writer

A native Philadelphian who grew up playing in the famed Sonny Hill League. Basketball is my religion but I like to poke at hoops canon. What a great opportunity this is to express myself about the sport I love.

Eric Dominguez, Staff Writer

Eric has been an avid NBA fan for many years. Also, in the summer of 2013, he messed around and got a triple double.

Brian Booth, Staff Writer

NBA and die-hard Lakers fan born & raised in Celtics country. It's not always easy...

Benjamin Felix Santos, Staff Writer

Currently a senior college student from the Philippines. I've been bleeding the purple and gold all throughout my life. I hope to someday become a professional NBA Analyst, but whatever happens I'll keep pursuing what I love--Basketball. You can follow me on twitter: @biefsantos

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