Lack of execution hurts Lakers

Lakers center Bynum scores two points as team attempts 32 3-pointers in loss

Updated: May 24, 2010, 3:23 PM ET
By Dave McMenamin | ESPNLosAngeles.com

PHOENIX -- The Lakers' length is the one dominant advantage they are supposed to have no matter which opponent they play. Kind of how Usain Bolt's stride should allow him to beat anybody on the planet in a sprint.

But in Sunday's 118-109 loss to the Phoenix Suns in Game 3 of the Western Conference finals, which lessened the Lakers' series lead to 2-1, there was significant shrinkage going on.

The big letdown ended up being an accumulation of a myriad of miscues.

"It was a bunch," ...

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