Theo Ratliff, Steve Blake adjust to LA

Updated: October 28, 2010, 12:25 AM ET
By Dave McMenamin | ESPNLosAngeles.com

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- The culture in the Los Angeles Lakers' locker room dictates that you are expected to play hurt.

During last year's playoffs, when Kobe Bryant was dragging his bum knee up and down the court and half the Lakers roster was dealing with a myriad of maladies of their own, Bryant said nobody wanted to be the first "punk" and sit out a game.

Lakers free agent acquisition Theo Ratliff is quickly learning the code.

Ratliff is beginning his 16th ...

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