Kobe wants all the blame. Not so fast

Bryant claims he'll take responsbility for the Lakers' woes, but there's more to it

Updated: January 20, 2013, 10:20 PM ET
By Dave McMenamin | ESPNLosAngeles.com

TORONTO -- The Los Angeles Lakers are one game removed from the halfway point of a season that was supposed to be a return to glory, yet their record sits at 17-23, six games under .500.

Who is to blame for this debacle?

Is it the coaching? Mike Brown already received his pink slip after guiding this new-look Lakers squad to an 0-8 preseason record, followed by a 1-4 start in the games that mattered. He and his Princeton-style offense were sent packing. Brown was certainly identified ...

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