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Rajon Rondo of the Dallas Mavericks shoots against Tarik Black of the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center on April 12, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Mavs Stop Lakers For Season Sweep

Tyson Chandler had 20 points to lead seven Mavericks in double-figure scoring, and Dallas tuned up for the postseason with a 120-106 victory over the Lakers on Sunday night.

04/13/2015

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Steve Nash Heads Into Retirement

Steve Nash played through pain and injury for essentially his entire career. But he finally surrendered to his back woes last weekend after 19 years in the NBA and “failure” in Los Angeles.

03/25/2015

Monta Ellis of the Dallas Mavericks fails to score under pressure from Carlos Boozer, Ed Davis and Jeremy Lin of the Los Angeles Lakers during their NBA match at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California on March 8, 2015, where the Mavericks defeated the Lakers 100-93. (credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Ellis Helps Mavericks Beat Lakers 100-93

It all came together Sunday night against the Lakers. Monta Ellis shot 12-for-22 and scored 18 of his 31 points in the third quarter to help the Mavs pull out a 100-93 win.

03/09/2015

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Lakers Say Kobe Bryant Has Torn Rotator Cuff

Bryant injured his right shoulder in the second half of the Lakers’ loss at New Orleans on Wednesday night. An MRI exam in San Antonio revealed the tear, the club says.

01/22/2015

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Mavs Look To Bounce Back Vs Visiting Lakers

The Mavericks can avoid a season-high third straight loss Friday night with a fifth consecutive victory over the Lakers, who are likely to again be without Kobe Bryant.

12/26/2014

Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers waves to the crowd after passing Michael Jordan on the all-time scoring list with a free throw in the second quarter of the game against the Minnesota Timberwolves on December 14, 2014 at Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (credit: Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Kobe Passes Jordan On NBA Scoring List

Kobe Bryant has reached rarefied air. The Lakers star passed Michael Jordan for third on the NBA’s career scoring list Sunday night in a 100-94 win over the Timberwolves.

12/15/2014

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Streaking Mavs Host Recovering Lakers At AAC

Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has no sympathy for the 3-9 Los Angeles Lakers, saying on a radio show recently that he hopes they “suck forever.”

11/21/2014

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A Closer Look At The Lakers’ Struggles

Ben and Skin take a look at the historically bad Los Angeles Lakers’ season so far and discuss how Kobe is taking over the team whether it leads to wins or not.

105.3 The Fan–11/17/2014

Julius Randle of the Los Angeles Lakers holds his head as he is wheeled away in a stretcher, October 28, 2014 against the Houston Rockets at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. The rookie forward Randle, 19, reportedly suffered a broken leg during his NBA debut against the Rockets.  (Photo: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Dallas-Native Randle Breaks Leg In Lakers Debut

After Lakers rookie Julius Randle left his NBA debut strapped to a wheeled stretcher, every player at Staples Center gained a sober perspective on the season opener.

10/29/2014

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Steve Nash To Miss Season With Back Injury

Nash will miss the entire season because of a back injury, the Lakers announced Thursday, putting the two-time NBA MVP point guard’s career in doubt.

10/24/2014

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Rockets Trade Lin To Lakers

Jeremy Lin joined the Lakers on Sunday in a trade with the Rockets, who also gave up first- and second-round draft picks in 2015 for the rights to European center Sergei Lishchuk.

07/14/2014

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Keidel: King James And His Court

LeBron James singularly orchestrated the Big Three union. And now that he has opted out of his Miami Heat contract, he’s once again the Alpha Male of pro sports. Teams are scrambling to find the proper finances and expiring contracts, flipping over cushions for salary cap coin.

06/27/2014

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