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Lakers vs. Mavericks: quarter-by-quarter updates
Lakers vs. Mavericks: quarter-by-quarter updates

Mavericks 68, Lakers 59 (halftime) After missing his first eight shots, Bryant connected on his ninth and finished the half with 11 points. The Lakers shot 55.8% from the field and have been led in scoring by Jordan Hill and Jeremy Lin with 12 apiece, but the Mavericks' offense proved to be as difficult to guard as advertised. Dallas scored 38 points in the first quarter and 30 more in the second, shooting 59.5% from the field and 46.7% from three-point range. Mavericks All-Star Dirk Nowitzki is the game's high scorer with 19 points on 6-for-8 shooting.  Jameer Nelson and Brandan Wright scored 10 each for Dallas. Mavericks 38, Lakers 27 (end of the first quarter) ...

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