After dropping their second game is as many nights, the Lakers dream team is currently 0-2 and flopping away this young season, ranking as the worst of California’s four NBA squads.

“Yeah, it’s been tougher than we thought,” said Kobe Bryant. “But we know that if we hang in there we’ll eventually get better than Sacramento. And after that, maybe even Golden State.”

Added Bryant: “The Clippers? I’m not so sure we’ll catch them this year. Just being real here.”