Which way are West teams going?
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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