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Lakers lose to Grizzlies, 99-93, but don't panic
Lakers lose to Grizzlies, 99-93, but don't panic

The last-place team in the Western Conference almost beat the first-place team Wednesday, almost the type of thing Mitch Kupchak alluded to three hours earlier. No one can call the Lakers' general manager prophetic, but he hinted at the NBA's unpredictability before tipoff of the Lakers' 99-93 loss to the Memphis Grizzlies. As he walked to his seat at Staples Center, he was asked whether the Lakers could still make the playoffs. "You know, anything can happen," Kupchak told The Times. "We're going to try to win every game. Certainly, we've dug a hole for ourselves and it's going to take a while to climb out. The West, I believe, has 10 teams...

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