Lakers just may not have enough

After another rout by the Spurs, there are signs L.A. is not title material

Updated: April 21, 2012, 3:03 AM ET
By Dave McMenamin | ESPNLosAngeles.com

SAN ANTONIO -- If Kobe Bryant had come out with an itchy trigger finger, eager to lock up the scoring title after being out of the lineup for two weeks, and put up a clunker of a shooting effort, as he'd done in previous defeats this season, the Los Angeles Lakers' loss Friday would be easy to explain away.

But that wasn't the case. Not in the slightest.

Bryant was "fresh" by his words and efficient by anyone else's, scoring a game-high 18 points on 7-for-12 shooting in the Lakers' ...

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