“I’m not frustrated, just upset. I think these games mean more to our opponents than they do to us, and I think we need to get that straight. We need to play with more focus, and put more importance on these games. I don’t like it. We know what we’re capable of doing — that’s the problem.”

Lakers’ star Kobe Bryant after losing to the Miami Heat 96-80. It was the second straight year Los Angeles has lost by double digits on Christmas.

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