Can Lakers' subpar season be saved?

PER Diem (Dec. 29, 2010): The Lakers appear broken, but they can be fixed

Updated: December 29, 2010, 5:22 PM ET
By John Hollinger |
Kobe Bryant and George HillRonald Martinez/Getty ImagesKobe and the Lakers aren't accustomed to being on the short end of the score -- or the trash talk.

SAN ANTONIO -- Let's start the morning with a sobering fact for Los Angeles Lakers fans: In NBA history, teams have lost three straight games by 15 or more points 361 times.