Discussion

Lakers impressed but not worried

Updated: February 25, 2010, 9:57 AM ET
By Calvin Watkins | ESPNDallas.com

DALLAS -- Los Angeles Lakers coach Phil Jackson was not happy.

The Mavericks wanted to show the Lakers just how much better they've become since a seven-player two-team trade brought them three players.

Jackson wanted his team to make a statement, despite playing for the second time in two nights.

At the end of a loud Wednesday night at the American Airlines Center, the Mavericks prevailed in beating the Lakers, 101-96.

One of the missing pieces of the trade the Mavericks ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

EDITORS' PICKS

  • Lakers Win Must-Lose Game
    Jordan Clarkson's last-second OT winner evoked notions of Lakers-76ers classics past, but it also endangered L.A.'s chances of keeping its draft pick.

MORE NBA HEADLINES