Can the Mavs knock off the Lakers?
Lakers and Mavs meet in playoffs for first time since 1988 (PER Diem: May 2, 2011)
Updated: May 2, 2011, 4:05 PM ETBy John Hollinger | ESPN.com
Albert Pena/Icon SMIDirk Nowitzki's Mavs and Kobe Bryant's Lakers both finished the regular season with 57-25 records.
It's been mentioned before, but it's so amazing that I'm going to mention it again: The Mavericks and Lakers haven't met in the postseason since the 1988 Western Conference finals.
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