Thursday chat transcript: Inconsistency, trades, Artest, and more

Did we talk people off the ledge? Shove a few people over? Hard to say.

Either way, in the wake of Wednesday's loss in Cleveland, there were plenty of angry Lakers fans in this morning's chat. Topics included the team's incredible inconsistency, questions of Phil Jackson's methods, the performance of the bench, of Ron Artest, what changes when Matt Barnes returns, and more.

"More" being a lot of trade talk, to be specific.

Here's the link to the transcript.