Lakers' vision blurred by injuries, distractions

Updated: June 11, 2004, 6:48 PM ET
Associated Press

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- As if the Los Angeles Lakers don't have enough to worry about with the Detroit Pistons, they're also dealing with injuries and outside distractions.

Karl Malone is playing despite having what he believes to be a torn ligament in his right knee, and Derek Fisher and Devean George have also been slowed by injured knees.

Perhaps that at least partially explains the limited contributions from the so-called supporting cast to Shaquille O'Neal and Kobe Bryant ...

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