Kobe Bryant is sitting out his fifth straight game to rest his bruised shin.
A person familiar with the decision says Lamar Odom will not play the rest of the season with the Dallas Mavericks.
Kobe Bryant scored 30 points, Pau Gasol added 27 points and nine rebounds, and the Los Angeles Lakers stopped the Dallas Mavericks’ four-game winning streak with a 109-93 victory on Wednesday night.
Lamar Odom will play at least one game in the NBA Development League before rejoining the Dallas Mavericks.
Andrew Bynum had 19 points and 14 rebounds as the Los Angeles Lakers hit the halfway point of their season with a 96-91 victory over the defending NBA champion Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday night.
Dirk Nowitzki scored 22 points, 11 in the final 6-plus minutes, Shawn Marion added 16, and the Dallas Mavericks held on to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 96-92 on Monday night.
Chauncey Billups hit a winning 3-pointer with 1 second left, Mo Williams made his first seven shots and finished with 26 points off the bench in his return to the lineup and the Los Angeles Clippers stunned the defending NBA champion Dallas Mavericks 91-89 on Wednesday night.
After starting their NBA title defense in brutal fashion, the Dallas Mavericks are playing superb defensively and are once again looking like championship contenders. Their turnaround, however, has largely come against struggling teams without elite scorers.
Lamar Odom knows what it takes to repeat as an NBA champion.
A person familiar with the situation says free agent Caron Butler is leaving the Dallas Mavericks to sign with the Los Angeles Clippers.
With the 26th pick in the NBA draft, the Dallas Mavericks selected Jordan Hamilton from the University of Texas.
Mark Cuban is fresh off winning a NBA title with the Dallas Mavericks, but still casts an eye toward owning a baseball team one day, and may have interest in the Dodgers as TMZ reports (with video).
Dirk Nowitzki, Mark Cuban and the NBA champion Mavericks are rolling through the streets of downtown Dallas in a parade celebrating the club’s first NBA championship.
You just knew Mark Cuban would have to do something big, something different for the Dallas Mavericks first championship. His first two orders as trophy holder: The parade’s on me and we’re doing something better than rings.
Dirk Nowitzki and the Dallas Mavericks are NBA champions, and they went through LeBron James for that long-awaited first title.