Which way are West teams going?

Originally Published: December 13, 2013

How important are recent developments in L.A., OKC, Houston and Golden State? We break down four Western squads as Kobe's Lakers face the red-hot Thunder (ESPN, 8 ET) and the Rockets battle the rival Warriors (ESPN, 10:30 ET) tonight. 

1. The Lakers are 0-2 with Kobe. Is this meaningful?

Amin Elhassan, ESPN Insider: Not really. I don't think anyone (other than the die-hard zealots who believe Kobe turns water to wine) expected Bryant ...

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