Lakers ignored signs of danger

Los Angeles had bouts of inconsistency long before Games 1 and 2 against Dallas

Updated: May 6, 2011, 1:39 AM ET
By Arash Markazi | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- Andrew Bynum sounded more like a reflective significant other nearing the end of a relationship than a disgruntled basketball player talking about defensive rotations.

"It's obvious we have trust issues," Bynum said. "Unless we come out and discuss it, then nothing is going to really change."

Bynum often cites specifics and examples when he answers questions. He avoids the broad generalities and clichés that plague his counterparts around the league. Perhaps ...

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