The Dallas Mavericks, in the aftermath of Thursday's stunning departure of point guard Jason Kidd, have reached out for a second time to Ramon Sessions, this time with a starting job to pitch.
Derek Fisher said Lamar Odom has damaged his reputation among fans and NBA teams with his Mavs flameout this season, but that the forward is working to repair his personal life and is hopeful to return to the league next season.
The Lakers would be a horrible first-round playoff matchup for the Mavericks.
The National Basketball Players Association's leadership met with players in Los Angeles on Friday, trying to send an apparently-needed message of unity.
With their backs against a wall, the Lakers just may find the focus to survive
The Lakers let the Mavs do exactly what they planned against them in Game 1.
23 reasons to watch Lakers vs. Mavs, in honor of their last postseason meeting.