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Lakers' late rally falls short in 102-98 loss to the Mavericks
Lakers' late rally falls short in 102-98 loss to the Mavericks

The Lakers competed well against the Dallas Mavericks on Friday night but ultimately fell short to the NBA's highest-scoring team, 102-98. A late run got the Lakers to within three points of the Mavericks in the final seconds, but Monta Ellis split a pair of free throws with 3.5 seconds on the clock.  Nick Young's final three-point attempt didn't fall and the Lakers lost their second consecutive game. Young, like most of his teammates, struggled to make shots for most of the game before catching fire in the final quarter. The Lakers shot only 36.4% from the field but dominated the Mavericks on the offensive glass, 24-6. The Lakers' 63 misses from the field...

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