Lakers' bench lacking cohesion

Updated: May 3, 2010, 12:30 AM ET
By Dave McMenamin | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- By the way Lamar Odom was muttering to himself as he walked out of the home locker room after Game 1 on Sunday, you would have thought the Lakers just lost the game.

"It's frustrating," Odom said before turning the corner to head for home. "I'm just frustrated."

After the Lakers' bench players outscored the Thunder reserves 30-16 in Game 6 to close out the first round and outscored Utah's second unit 15-11 in the first half on Sunday, it looked like the bench was ...

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