Lakers left feeling a tad short

After road loss in Memphis, L.A.'s big men are left searching for their advantage

Updated: November 24, 2012, 2:53 AM ET
By Ramona Shelburne | ESPNLosAngeles.com

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- The prevailing wisdom, the hope anyway, is that all will be well with the Los Angeles Lakers when Steve Nash returns from a fractured left fibula.

Mike D'Antoni's offense will go as Nash goes. Its mysteries will be unlocked, its potential with this star-studded roster will become obvious and overwhelming.

Those are nice thoughts. Comforting thoughts after two buzz-killing road losses that dropped the Lakers' record to 6-7. And they may well become reality. Maybe Nash ...

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