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NBA schedule: Lakers hand Mavericks Western Conference setback

The Lakers made life difficult for Dallas on Tuesday with a 101-81 victory at Staples Center. L.A. shares identical 39-36 records with Utah in the battle for the eighth seed. The Mavs are 2 1/2 games back.

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Kobe gets triple-double in key Lakers W

Kobe Bryant notched a triple-double in a big Lakers win over the Mavericks. Down in Miami, Carmelo Anthony dropped 50 points in a victory over the LeBron James and Dwyane Wade-less Heat.

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Kobe's triple-double leads Lakers to win

The Lakers moved back into a tie for the last playoff spot in the West.

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Lakers retire O'Neal's No. 34

No. 34 is now the ninth number the Lakers have retired.

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Lakers bro celebrates Shaq

During an emotional night in which the Lakers retired Shaq's jersey, of course we had to go to the chief Lakers bro for his take.

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Carmelo drops 50 in Knicks win

With LeBron and Wade on the bench, Carmelo had fun Wednesday.

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Shane Battier dishes to the referee and Spike Lee

Shane Battier is in utter confusion without LeBron, as he tries to pass to the referee and Spike Lee. Oops!

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Gibson re-injures knee

Gibson appeared to have re-injured the knee that recently sidelined him for a month.

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Melo has a shot to break a Knicks scoring record

There's a lot of time left and Melo has a chance to break a New York record.

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Nate Robinson cares not for your double-team

My 5-foot-7-inch self is beaming right now.

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Mike Miller tip drill!

Who needs LeBron or Dwyane Wade?

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Knicks' Tyson Chandler returns against Heat

Chandler will return from a bulging disk in his neck to the New York Knicks on Tuesday against the Miami Heat.

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Shaq honored as Lakers, Mavs fight for playoffs

Shaquille O'Neal's Los Angeles Lakers jersey will be revealed in the Staples Center rafters, but the game against the Dallas Mavericks pits two desperate teams against one another.

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Nash out vs. Mavericks

Hamstring and hip issues will keep L.A.'s starting PG out of a game with huge playoff implications.

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Shorthanded Heat host Knicks

The Knicks will try to make it nine a row against a Heat team that will be playing without LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Mario Chalmers.

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