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  • Lakers embracing magnitude of matchup with Mavericks

     
    The squeaking from the Lakers' shoes remained audible throughout the tail end of a five-on-five scrimmage. It sounded as loud as Derek Fisher's swished jumper that sparked an expletive from an opposing player on the reserves. It sounded as loud as the...
  • Five things to watch in Lakers-Mavericks matchup

     
    1. Expect a playoff atmosphere Thursday night. For once, the Lakers are touting this as a big game. The Lakers (53-20) have only a half-game edge over Dallas for second place in the Western Conference and whichever team wins would also win the regular-...
  • Lakers vs. Dallas: Lakers, Mavericks get fiesty as LA rolls to easy win

     
    Lakers 110, Mavericks 82 (final) Make no mistake, the game between the Lakers and Mavericks Thursday night at Staples Center was played with playoff intensity. How else do you explain five players getting ejected from the game, a flagrant foul 2 and...
  • Poll Question: Would the Lakers be better off as the No. 2 seed?

     
    It might sound like a stupid question, knowing the Lakers have been fighting for Western Conference supremacy as soon as they saw San Antonio reeling. It's also not in the Lakers makeup to want to lose games, especially during April when the playoffs near...
  • Question of the day: What is the most likely upset in the first round of the NBA playoffs? [Updated]

     
    Writers from around Tribune Co. weigh in on the topic. Check back throughout the day for more responses, and feel free to leave a comment of your own. Ira Winderman, South Florida Sun-Sentinel The Mavericks were a Kobe Bryant fourth-quarter......
  • Five things to watch in Lakers-Mavericks series

     
    1. Be ready for the war of words: It's the calm before the storm with the Lakers enjoying a day off Friday while they travel from New Orleans back to Los Angeles. But once preparation begins Saturday for the Lakers-Mavericks Western Conference...
  • NBA 2K11 simulation predicts the Lakers will defeat the Dallas Mavericks in six games

     
    Before you roll your eyes at a video game making predictions, consider that Kobe Bryant has endorsed this video game for its authenticity and attention to real-time season trends. Before you wonder how reliable this exercise is, consider that a simulation...
  • Matchups to watch in Lakers-Mavericks series

     
    1. Lakers' offense vs. Dallas' zone It's not usual for NBA teams to play zone defense, but the Mavericks have added a few extra wrinkles this season in hopes that it takes advantage in Dallas' length with two 7-footers in Tyson Chandler and Dirk...
  • Lakers vs. Mavericks, Game 2: Lakers fall to Mavericks, 93-81

     
    This Lakers season has been filled with highs and lows and everyone thought the ultimate valley was losing to Cleveland before the all-star break. But Wednesday night at Staples Center the Lakers hit a new low by losing to the Dallas Mavericks 93-81 to...
  • Lakers send tape regarding officials' substitution ruling in Game 1 loss to Dallas

     
    Usually he carries his gripes about officiating to the media, but this time Lakers Coach Phil Jackson addressed those matters by sending tape to the league office. Jackson expressed frustration after Tuesday's practice about not being able to make a...
  • Five adjustments the Lakers need in Game 2 against Dallas

     
    1. The Lakers need to stop playing with a situational attitude. They spent the entire first half of Game 1 testing the waters, but then opportunity struck. Dallas guard Jason Terry made a horrific foul on Lamar Odom near half-court with .7 seconds left in...