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  • 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...
  • Caught in the Web: Reactions to Lakers' 98-80 Game 6 victory over New Orleans Hornets

     
    This is a photo-caption contest in itself. When Ron Artest flexed his muscles during Thursday's game, it was the equivalent of Chick Hearn saying the game was in the refrigerator. At that point, everyone knew the Lakers had secured the victory. Game...
  • 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 Chat: Lakers vs. Mavericks Game 2

     
    Lakers Coach Phil Jackson on Game 2 against Dallas Listen to Phil Jackson's pre-game interview above and join the chat after the jump. A few highlights: --Jackson said it's "probably unlikely" Ron Artest would match up with Dirk Nowitzki, but he said it...
  • Caught in the Web: Previewing Game 1 of Lakers-Mavericks series

     
    --The Times' Broderick Turner presents the challenges Dallas will present against the Lakers. Turner also previews the various matchups in the series. --The Times' Mark Heisler looks at the fact the Lakers and Mavericks lack a playoff rivalry. --ESPN...
  • Lakers' 96-94 Game 1 loss to Dallas Mavericks points to inconsistent execution

     
    Turning to each other in the locker room, the Lakers reached a consensus on why their 96-94 Game 1 loss Monday to the Dallas Mavericks proves more frustrating than others. "I'm not so sure Dallas didn't outplay us," Lakers Coach Phil Jackson said, "but...
  • Question of the Day: Can the Celtics come back and beat the Heat in their series? [Updated]

     
    Writers from around the Tribune Co. discuss the Miami Heat's 2-0 series lead over the Boston Celtics in the Eastern Conference semifinals. Check back throughout the day for more responses, vote in the poll, and feel free to weigh in......
  • Lakers trying to restore order without losing composure

     
    As if to provide reassuring signs that all is right in Lakerland, a subtle reminder he's monitoring his $91 million payroll or perhaps a mix of both, Lakers owner Jerry Buss took a quick stroll into practice Tuesday at the team's facility in El Segundo....
  • Lakers-Mavericks Game 1: Mavericks rally to defeat the Lakers, 96-94

     
    Mavericks 96, Lakers 94 (final) After losing Game 1 in the last series against the New Orleans Hornets, the Lakers were certainly looking for a better start Monday night against the Dallas Mavericks in Game 1 of their Western Conference semifinal series....
  • 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...