Mavs execute their 3-D plan for success

Combination of Dirk, defense and depth overwhelms Lakers, could lead to bigger things

Updated: May 9, 2011, 8:55 AM ET
By Tim MacMahon | ESPNDallas.com

DALLAS -- So much for Matt Barnes' blueprint for beating the Dallas Mavericks, huh?

These Mavs can't be punked, which the Los Angeles Lakers reserve forward proclaimed via Twitter last month as all that needed to happen to defeat Dallas.

The Mavs proved Barnes and plenty of other people wrong by ending the Lakers' dynasty in dominant fashion.

Much time will be dedicated to all the things the Lakers did wrong to send Phil Jackson into retirement on the broom end of a sweep for ...

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