First off, I gotta commend the Grizz for fighting through in this game, despite of the fact that the refs were delivering a home cooking for us.
However, I'm gonna have to put this loss on Kobe. Forget that Mihm missed the last shot. IMO, Kobe's flagrant late in the game is what turned the tide towards Memphis' favor and they just rode it through the end. Through, he kept us through late in OT, but we wouldn't have been there in the first place had he played much smarter late in the fourth.
On another note, I don't blame him either for putting up low percentage shots when it seemed like nobody else couldn't make a basket in the 2nd half.
For me though this was a tough loss to swallow. I don't get to watch many Lakers games up here in Canada. And when I do, I have to stay up late and wake up early tomorrow for work. To watch them "choke" at the end is just frustrating, disappointing, and depressing. The team still lacks a killer instinct to put teams away. And outside of Kobe, we still don't have a consistent 2nd option.
Right now, I'm really hoping that Artest/Rose rumor goes through.