Dirk, Kobe & The Mavs Nation Quest For RespectDirk — long one of the rare alone-worth-the-price-of-admission performers in sports — did it again Tuesday, topping the Lakers 92-90 on a game-winning jumper with 2.1 seconds left.
Nowitzki's Late Jumper Propels Mavericks Past Lakers, 92-90Dirk Nowitzki hit the tie-breaking jumper with 2.1 seconds to play, and the Dallas Mavericks hung on for a 92-90 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday night.
Kobe Bryant Says He Will Retire At End Of SeasonKobe Bryant has decided to retire after this season, ending his 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers.
Mavs Beat Winless Lakers 103-93 As Dirk Nets 25Dirk Nowitzki scored 25 points and the Mavericks held off a late rally by the winless Los Angeles Lakers for a 103-93 victory on Sunday night.
Kobe Not Quite Ready For RetirementIf Kobe Bryant is beginning the final season of his career this week, he insists that he doesn't know it.
Mavs Stop Lakers For Season SweepTyson 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.
Steve Nash Heads Into RetirementSteve 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.
Ellis Helps Mavericks Beat Lakers 100-93It 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.
Lakers Say Kobe Bryant Has Torn Rotator CuffBryant 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.
Mavs Look To Bounce Back Vs Visiting LakersThe 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.
Kobe Passes Jordan On NBA Scoring ListKobe 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.
Streaking Mavs Host Recovering Lakers At AACMavericks 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."