Western Conference Semifinals: Mavericks Vs. Lakers

The Dallas Mavericks beat the L.A. Lakers in the Western Conference semifinal series.

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DALLAS, TX - MAY 08: Guard Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers is fouled by Shawn Marion #0 of the Dallas Mavericks in Game Four of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2011 NBA Playoffs on May 8, 2011 at American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Kobe Bryant;Shawn Marion;
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Guard Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers is fouled by Shawn Marion #0 of the Dallas Mavericks in Game Four of the Western Conference Semifinals.
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Guard Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers reacts after a three-point shot by Jason Terry #31 of the Dallas Mavericks in Game Four of the Western Conference Semifinals.
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Guard Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers wipes his face during play against the Dallas Mavericks in Game Four of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2011 NBA Playoffs on May 8, 2011 at American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas.
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Andrew Bynum #17 is ejected from play against the Dallas Mavericks in Game Four of the Western Conference Semifinals.
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Guard Jason Terry #31 of the Dallas Mavericks reacts after a three-point shot with Jose Juan Barea against the Los Angeles Lakers in Game Four of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2011 NBA Playoffs on May 8, 2011 at American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas.
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Forward Shawn Marion #0 of the Dallas Mavericks takes a shot against Derek Fisher #2 of the Los Angeles Lakers in Game Four of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2011 NBA Playoffs on May 8, 2011 at American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas.
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Forward Dirk Nowitzki #41 of the Dallas Mavericks dribbles the ball against Pau Gasol #16 of the Los Angeles Lakers in Game Four of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2011 NBA Playoffs on May 8, 2011 at American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas.
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Guard Jason Kidd #2 of the Dallas Mavericks dribbles the ball past Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers in Game Four of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2011 NBA Playoffs on May 8, 2011 at American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas.
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Forward Dirk Nowitzki #41 of the Dallas Mavericks takes a shot against Andrew Bynum #17 of the Los Angeles Lakers in Game Four of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2011 NBA Playoffs on May 8, 2011 at American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas.
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Center Tyson Chandler #6 of the Dallas Mavericks reacts on the bench against the Los Angeles Lakers in Game Four of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2011 NBA Playoffs on May 8, 2011 at American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas.
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Forward Dirk Nowitzki #41 of the Dallas Mavericks looks to pass against Pau Gasol #16 of the Los Angeles Lakers in Game Four of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2011 NBA Playoffs on May 8, 2011 at American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas.
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Guard Jason Terry #31 of the Dallas Mavericks reacts during play against the Los Angeles Lakers in Game Four of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2011 NBA Playoffs on May 8, 2011 at American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas.
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Head coach Phil Jackson of the Los Angeles Lakers reacts during play against the Dallas Mavericks in Game Four of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2011 NBA Playoffs on May 8, 2011 at American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas.
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Center Tyson Chandler, No. 6, reacts after the Dallas Mavericks defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 98-92 win in Game 3 of the Western Conference semifinals.
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Forward Dirk Nowitzki, No. 41, takes a shot against Pau Gasolin Game 3.
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Guard Jason Terry, No. 31, takes a shot against Steve Blake in Game 3.
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Jason Terry of the Dallas Mavericks reacts in Game 3.
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Tyson Chandler gets the slam dunk against Lamar Odom in Game 3.
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Tyson Chandler gets the slam dunk in Game 3.
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Dirk Nowitzki takes a shot against Kobe Bryant in Game 3.
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Lakers guard Kobe Bryant reacts during the 98-92 loss to the Mavericks in Game 3.
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Mavs owner Mark Cuban celebrates with Tyson Chandler, No. 6, and Shawn Marion, No. 0, after the Mavericks' 93-81 victory against the Los Angeles Lakers in Game 2 of the Western Conference semifinals. The Mavericks lead the series, 2-0.
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Dirk Nowitzki, No. 41, and Jason Kidd, No. 2, celebrate late in the fourth quarter of Game 2.
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Jose Juan Barea, No. 11, moves the ball in Game 2.
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Tyson Chandler, No. 6, dunks the ball in the second half of Game 2.
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Pau Gasol of the Lakers reacts as DeShawn Stevenson, #92, blocks his shot from behind in the third quarter of Game 2.
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Dirk Nowitzki reacts after making a 3-pointer in the third quarter of Game 2.
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Pau Gasol of the Lakers and Tyson Chandler battle for a loose ball in the third quarter of Game 2.
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Tyson Chandler reacts in the first half of Game 2.
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Tyson Chandler goes up against Pau Gasol, Andrew Bynum and Ron Artest in the second quarter of Game 2.
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Dirk Nowitzki goes up for a shot between Ron Artest and Pau Gasol in the first quarter of Game 2.
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Tyson Chandler dunks the ball in the first quarter of Game 2.
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Jason Kidd moves the ball as Kobe Bryant goes for the steal in the first quarter of Game 2.
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Dirk Nowitzki goes up for a shot between Ron Artest and Pau Gasol in the first quarter of Game 2.
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Dirk Nowitzki goes up for a shot between Ron Artest and Pau Gasol in the first quarter of Game 2.
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DeShawn Stevenson boxes out Derek Fisher from the ball in the first quarter in of Game 2.
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Pau Gasol of the Lakers goes up for a shot against Dirk Nowitzki in the first quarter of Game 2.
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Dirk Nowitzki, No. 41, shoots over Pau Gasol of the Lakers in the first quarter of Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals. The Mavericks won the game 96-94 to take the series lead over the Lakers, 1-0.
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Kobe Bryant of the Lakers misses a 3-pointer at the buzzer over Jason Kidd, No. 2, in Game 1.
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Jose Juan Barea, No. 11, goes up for a shot alongside Steve Blake in the fourth quarter of Game 1.
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Pau Gasol of the Lakers fouls Dirk Nowitzki late in the fourth quarter of Game 1.
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Jason Kidd and Kobe Bryant battle for a loose ball in the third quarter of Game 1.
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Dirk Nowitzki reacts in the fourth quarter of Game 1.
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Tyson Chandler dunks the ball in the second half of Game 1.
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Dirk Nowitzki goes up for a shot against Lamar Odom in the second quarter of Game 1.
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Shawn Marion, No. 0, goes up for a shot over Pau Gasolin Game 1.
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Dirk Nowitzki holds the ball as Derek Fisher goes for the steal in the second quarter of Game 1.
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Tyson Chandler and Dirk Nowitzki react in the fourth quarter of Game 1.
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Shawn Marion, No. 0, dunks the ball in the second half of Game 1.
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Dirk Nowitzki talks with referee Bob Delaney in Game 1.
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Tyson Chandler, No. 6, dunks the ball in the first half of Game 1.
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Pau Gasol of the Lakers passes the ball as he is double-teamed by Tyson Chandler and Peja Stojakovic, No. 16, in Game 1.
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Dirk Nowitzki drives on Pau Gasol in the first quarter of Game 1.
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Dirk Nowitzkiholds onto the ball as Ron Artest attempts to steal it in the first quarter of Game 1.
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Kobe Bryant falls down as Pau Gasol looses the ball in front of Jason Kidd and Tyson Chandler late in the fourth quarter of Game 1.
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Tyson Chandler, No. 6, dunks the ball over his head in the first quarter of Game 1.
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Tyson Chandler, No. 6, of the Mavericks and Andrew Bynum, of the Lakers, go after the opening jump to start Game 1.
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