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DB.com Live In LA: Mavs 99, Lakers 91

LOS ANGELES - Mavs 99, Lakers 91, and while Elton Brand's quote - "Coach told us to go in there and kick their butt' - might be summary enough, we go deeper. DB.com is in LA for the win, with Video Visits with Carlisle, Mayo, Jae and Brand. Premium coverage of a Premium win:

The stage had been set for months. Opening Night. Mavs vs. Lakers. Dirk vs. Kobe. A support cast of other teams' castoffs versus a cavalcade of other teams' stars. But then Dirk pulled up lame, leaving that band of castoffs to fend for themselves in Staples Center. The result seemed academic even before the tip – the castoffs would get slaughtered. Until something strange started to...

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