With two straight losses, the
In the competitive Western Conference, the Lakers now stand in 12th place -- ahead of the
The road ahead isn't easy for the Lakers as they try to reintegrate
All four teams have records equal to or better than the Lakers'.
If the Lakers can find a way to win under difficult circumstances, they are still just three games behind the sixth place
A handful of teams are bunched up in between, including the
Of course if the Lakers were in the Eastern Conference, even at 10-11, they'd sit in fifth or sixth place, tied with the Bobcats (10-11).