LOS ANGELES -- The Lakers can thank the Oklahoma City Thunder once again.
Los Angeles' 120-106 loss to the Thunder on Sunday has the Lakers backed against a wall.
It's about time.
"Maybe it puts us in a position that we need to be in where we have to [win]," said Lamar Odom. "We haven't been in one of those in a long time."
The Thunder put the Lakers in a similar soul-searching mode in the first round of the playoffs last April after Oklahoma City's 21-point win in Game ...Read full story