Lakers' road losses adding up

If L.A. can't win away from Staples, it will get more road games in the playoffs

Updated: January 20, 2012, 2:39 AM ET
By Dave McMenamin | ESPNLosAngeles.com

MIAMI -- Outside of the friendly confines of Staples Center, the Lakers have been getting nailed pretty much everywhere they go this season.

Los Angeles' 98-87 loss in Miami on Thursday puts the Lakers' road record at an abysmal 1-5, tied for the second-worst in the West behind Sacramento.

(Actually, that line in the opening about Staples Center as the friendly confines was a misnomer. When the lights were turned up and the purple-and-gold accented court was replaced by the Clippers' ...

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