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  • Lakers vs. Mavericks Game 3: Mavericks 98, Lakers 92 (final)

     
    The Last Stand looked more like the Last Wobble. History is standing between the Lakers and a second-round exit at the hands of the Mavericks after Dallas stunned them, 98-92, on Friday night in Dallas. No NBA team has ever managed to come back from a 3-0...
  • Andrew Bynum and Lamar Odom tarnish successful individual seasons with cheap shots in Lakers' 122-86 Game 4 loss to Dallas Mavericks

     
    With one dirty and unnecessary elbow to Dallas guard Jose Barea, Lakers center Andrew Bynum just wasted a season-long effort in avoiding a major injury, establishing a defensive identity and showing the dominance the organization envisioned he'd once own....
  • Pau Gasol's postseason play largely led to Lakers' demise

     
    There he sat on the Lakers' bench Sunday, drained and frustrated, a blank expression on his face. "Come on!" Pau Gasol yelled to no one in particular in the waning minutes of the Lakers' 122-86 Game 4 loss to the Dallas Mavericks. The moment captured...
  • Lakers' 122-86 Game 4 loss ends underachieving season and a dynasty in embarrassing fashion

     
    The slight smile on his face masked Lakers Coach Phil Jackson's emotions when he stopped midcourt of American Airlines Arena and shook the hands of Mavericks owner Mark Cuban and Coach Rick Carlisle. What was going through his mind as he left the court...
  • Lakers vs. Mavericks Game 4: Dallas sweeps Lakers out of playoffs with 122-86 win

     
    Mavericks 122, Lakers 86 (final) In a game not befitting the long and successful career of Coach Phil Jackson, the Lakers were embarrassed by the Dallas Mavericks, 122-86, and swept out of the Western Conference semifinals, four game to none. It wasn&#...
  • Laker report cards: Ron Artest

     
    Exit interviews take place at the Lakers' practice facility in El Segundo on Tuesday and Wednesday, so we'll provide audio clips as quickly as possible and news/feature items from all the interviews with video later in the day. But we don't have to wait...
  • 4 things the Lakers need in Game 4 against Dallas

     
    1. Play with composure. The Lakers' 98-92 Game 3 loss Friday to Dallas had some vivid images -- Phil Jackson thumbing at Pau Gasol, yelling at Gasol and Andrew Bynum and the players arguing back. Yes, Jackson deviated from his calm approach; the Lakers'...
  • TNT’s Charles Barkley says Lakers are done, Mavs will win

     
    They say it isn't over until the fat lady sings or, in the case of sports, until Charles Barkley says so. The affable TNT analyst gave a death sentence to the Lakers NBA playoff run after the Dallas Mavericks gave the Lakers its second consecutive loss......
  • Caught in the Web: Reactions to Lakers' 122-86 Game 4 loss to Dallas Mavericks

     
    Game stories -- The Times' Mike Bresnahan details the carnage of the Lakers' 122-86 Game 4 loss Sunday to the Dallas Mavericks. Bresnahan also reports that the Lakers' main option to rebuild their roster entails trades because they don't have a first-...
  • Pau Gasol has plenty of motivation in off-season

     
    With a hushed tone and slumped shoulders, Pau Gasol entered his exit interview with obvious signs the Lakers' early playoff exit still wore on him. "He was noticeably down and hurt," General Manager Mitch Kupchak said. But just when it seemed the...
  • Kobe Bryant named to All-NBA first team; Pau Gasol makes second team

     
    This isn't the mark Kobe Bryant measures himself by in terms of his legacy. But in a season that Bryant described as a "waste of his life," there's at least some solace to the Lakers getting swept in the Western Conference semifinals to the Dallas...
  • Question of the Day: Which two teams will be playing in the NBA Finals? [Updated]

     
    Writers from around Tribune Co. debate which teams will emerge from the NBA conference finals -- the Chicago Bulls or Miami Heat from the East and the Dallas Mavericks or Oklahoma City Thunder from the West. Check back throughout the......