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  • Looking at why Pau Gasol and Lamar Odom struggled guarding Dirk Nowitzki

     
    If it were up to Lakers forward Ron Artest, he'd be the one guarding Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki in Game 2. It's the kind of matchup Artest revels in, knowing that how he performs against a particular player could prove instrumental in the game's...
  • Caught in the Web: Lakers prepare for Game 2 against Dallas

     
    --The Times' Mike Bresnahan highlights Jerry Buss' visit to Lakers practice. --The Times' Mark Heisler wonders if the Lakers are really in OK shape. --The Times' Broderick Turner looks at the Game 2 adjustments the Lakers need to make. --ESPN.com's J.A....
  • Lakers vs. Mavericks: Dallas dealing with its past

     
    The soft Mavericks of old? Count veteran center Tyson Chandler, who's in his first season with the Mavs, as one of those guys who called them soft when he played against Dallas. He happily admitted it. "Oh, yeah, I definitely did," he said Tuesday at...
  • Caught in the Web: Reactions to Lakers' 96-94 Game 1 loss to Dallas Mavericks

     
    Game stories --The Times' Mike Bresnahan highlights the Lakers' poor execution in their 96-94 Game 1 loss to Dallas. --The New York Times' Jonathan Abrams details the Lakers' unraveling. --The Orange County Register's Kevin Ding blames the Lakers' loss on...
  • Caught in the Web: Lakers prepare for Game 3 against Dallas Mavericks

     
    -- The Times' Mike Bresnahan will be hosting a live chat today at 2:30 p.m. using the Cover It Live Interface. It's just a hunch, but it's possible there's a few things to talk about heading into Game 3 of the Lakers-Mavericks West semifinals series....
  • Lakers 'trust issues' will make it too hard to overcome Dallas

     
    One by one, the Lakers trudged to the entrance tunnel with their heads down, their teeth clenched and their ears perked. Their heads remained down because the team's 93-81 Game 2 loss Wednesday to the Dallas Mavericks put them in a dicey reality. Only...
  • Lakers experience another fourth-quarter collapse in 98-92 Game 3 loss to Dallas Mavericks

     
    Forget about Phil Jackson's increased animation and tightened rotation. Forget about Andrew Bynum showcasing his inside dominance. And forget how impressive the Triple Towers lineup looked with Lamar Odom taking Ron Artest's spot in the starting lineup....
  • Lamar Odom starting at small forward changes the Lakers' dynamic

     
    Fluctuating in and out of the lineup, changing from reserve to starter and filling in whatever hole the Lakers currently have pretty much fills Lamar Odom's job description. Versatility and consistency made Odom the perfect winner for the NBA's sixth...
  • Should Lamar Odom keep his starting spot in Game 4?

     
    The move always proved wishful thinking among fans and even Lamar Odom himself. The idea of featuring Odom, Pau Gasol and Andrew Bynum on the floor at the same time conjured up images of a triple-tower lineup powering over opponents, proving impossible to...
  • Caught in the Web: Reactions to Lakers' 98-92 Game 3 loss to Dallas Mavericks

     
    Note: We will have a live chat today at 5 p.m. during the Heat-Celtics game. I figured it'd be a good forum for Laker fans to vent out their frustrations on the team's play, the opponents they're seeing on the screen and everything else in general. Game...
  • Five things to take away from the Lakers' 98-92 Game 3 loss to Dallas Mavericks

     
    Other than the fourth-quarter collapses, which I detail here, and my belief that the Lakers can't come back from a 0-3 deficit, here are five other things to take away from the Lakers' 98-92 Game 3 loss Friday to the Dallas Mavericks. 1. Pau Gasol...
  • Caught in the Web: Reactions to Lakers' 93-81 Game 2 loss to Dallas Mavericks

     
    Game stories -- The Times' Mike Bresnahan details the Lakers' frustration over their 93-81 Game 2 loss to the Dallas Mavericks, including Andrew Bynum's contention that the team has "trust issues." The Orange County Register's Kevin Ding looks at the odds...