May 20, 2012 8:40 am

Morning in Los Angeles

For those seeking a traffic update, an 8:15 a.m. arrival at Staples Center included no traffic on the 110 freeway or nearby streets, although there are already street closures around the arena. A lot of media and arena workers showed up very early this morning. On the ice, Pia Toscano was already warming up for the national anthem, and the game-operations crew was going through rehearsal. Here’s how things looked from behind the Kings’ bench…

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