Offensive conflict

The Lakers are struggling to find a flow, on and off the floor

Updated: March 8, 2010, 3:24 PM ET
By Dave McMenamin | ESPNLosAngeles.com

ORLANDO -- The Lakers have lost three straight games for the first time in the 217 games they've played since Pau Gasol joined the team.

What they discovered from this lull is a conundrum that's as hard to solve as any defensive overload or offensive scheme they will face the rest of the season:

How should the team react when Kobe Bryant dominates the ball and the Lakers lose, knowing full well that the only reason they were even in the game at the end was because Bryant orchestrated ...

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