Vitti is Lakers' inside man

The trainer has the knowledge that comes with 26 years on the inside

Updated: May 11, 2010, 10:59 AM ET
By Ramona Shelburne | ESPNLosAngeles.com

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. -- These two or three hours are supposed to be his. Not just today, but every day. The other 21 hours belong to the Lakers, but there's a window after practice between 2 and 4 p.m. or so, when Gary Vitti just might be able to get away, or step away from the never-ending task of keeping the NBA's most glamorous team camera-ready.

Time for a nap or a long lunch. Maybe a run along the beach or coffee with his wife. Time to be something other than the longest-tenured ...

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