Los Angeles Lakers
Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban long ago picked out the Lakers as a personal rival. On Monday, Cuban offered an impromptu eulogy for the former Lakers owner Jerry Buss, who died last February.
Shawn Marion entered Tuesday’s game against the Lakers with a bum ankle and exited it with a shoulder contusion, a story line almost important as the Dallas Mavericks’ 110-97 home victory itself.
The Dallas Mavericks continued putting their offensive weaponry on display in Tuesday’s 123-104 home win over the Lakers.
The Mavericks controlled the boards, out-rebounding the Lakers 50-35 and shot 13-for-27 (48.1%) from beyond the arc en route to a 123-104 win.
The NBA season was barely over for two weeks, and the Houston Rockets found themselves in another heated competition to gain ground in the Western Conference.
NBA player Lamar Odom has pleaded not guilty to a misdemeanor count of driving under the influence in connection with his arrest in August.
Former Mavericks player Lamar Odom was arrested for allegedly driving under the influence. Odom has also played with the Lakers and Clippers, and is now a free agent.
The 7-foot free agent center who spent the first eight years of his career with the Clippers said Monday on Twitter that he had agreed to join that other Los Angeles team.
The Rockets offered a play-by-play of their dinner with Dwight. The Lakers have more leaks than the Titanic. But the Mavs have kept a seal on the details of their Dwight pitch.
The Dallas Police Department is joining the effort to bring NBA player Dwight Howard to the Mavericks by appealing to his need for a high level of security.
Now that the Clippers and Lakers are out of the NBA playoffs, the questions now in LA is — Where will Dwight Howard and Chris Paul go?
Dwight Howard’s season with the Los Angeles Lakers could not have gone better – for the covetous Dallas Mavericks, that is.