In his 18th season, Dallas Mavericks star Dirk Nowitzki showed he's aging well, leading his team to a 103-93 victory over the Lakers on Sunday night at Staples Center.
Nowitzki scored 25 points on 10-of-13 shooting while making a trio of three-pointers and collecting nine rebounds.
Meanwhile, Kobe Bryant -- in his 20th year -- struggled through an off night, scoring 15 points on three-for-15 shooting.
It took 4 minutes 28 seconds for the Lakers to finally score a point against the Mavericks; Bryant's free throw stopped Dallas' 15-0 run to start to the game.
Second-year forward Julius Randle was the Lakers' best player on Sunday, reaching career highs with 22...