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Unlike Heat, less not more for Lakers

After loss to the defending champs, nothing seems to be enough for Kobe & Co.

Originally Published: January 18, 2013
By J.A. Adande | ESPN.com

LOS ANGELES -- The only way to summarize the respective states of the Miami Heat and Los Angeles Lakers right now is in "Riley-esque" terms, so let me hurry up and get these in before Pat Riley tries to trademark them:

The Heat are enjoying the luxury of less; the Lakers are burdened by the necessity of more.

Good teams function from sacrifice, a quality Heat coach Erik Spoelstra called "the underrated storyline about our group."

"You take a lot of Type A, ultra-competitive ...

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