Kobe Bryant rips Lakers management

Updated: February 21, 2012, 9:41 AM ET
By Dave McMenamin | ESPNLosAngeles.com

PHOENIX -- After a frustrating 102-90 loss to the Phoenix Suns on Sunday in a game where the Los Angeles Lakers trailed by as many as 27 points before dropping the game and their road record to a paltry 5-11, the elephant that's been lingering in the team's locker room ever since the vetoed Chris Paul trade was finally addressed by Kobe Bryant.

Either trade Pau Gasol, or don't, Bryant said. But make a decision either way and make it fast.

"Basketball is such an emotional ...

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