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Mavs win big, despite tough season

The Mavericks handed the Lakers their largest defeat in franchise history. The 49-point win was the largest by a team 15 games under .500 since 1992, when Charlotte (9-36) led by Dell Curry beat the 76ers by 52 points, notes the Elias Sports Bureau.

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Sunday's NBA action included big dunks, clutch shots (0:52)
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Mavericks hand Lakers worst loss in franchise history (0:55)
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Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Luke Walton said he isn't concerned about the Lakers' culture after the most lopsided loss in franchise history: "It's just a bad game, one you take the pain, use it to motivate you and move on."

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Wesley Matthews, who sat out the second half due to a right hip strain, expects to play Wednesday against the Knicks.

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Powell gets the block and is rewarded with the slam in win (0:22)

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Mavs 122, Lakers 73 (final). It's the most lopsided loss in Lakers history.

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Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Mavs 90, Lakers 55 after three quarters. Only drama left is whether Harrison Barnes (six points) will fall short of double figures for first time this season

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Wesley Matthews (right hip strain) will not return.

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Allen cleans glass in major way

Longhorns forward Jarrett Allen set career highs with 22 points and 19 rebounds during Saturday's loss at No. 2 Kansas. Per ESPN Stats & Info, his 19 boards were the most by a Texas freshman since Kevin Durant pulled down 23 in a 2007 game.

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Mavs 67, Lakers 33 at the half. Rookie Brandon Ingram started at PG for the Lakers and has 2 points (1-7 FG), 0 assists and 2 turnovers while being a minus-35. Dirk Nowitzki bounced back from a 1-of-13 dud Friday night with 13 points on 5-of-8 shooting.

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Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Wesley Matthews asked to come out and limped straight to the locker room. No contact on the play.

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Mejri denies Ingram's layup attempt (0:21)

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Mavs staff is wearing bow ties to honor NBA coaches association executive director Michael Goldberg, who died this week.

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Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

Cowboys fans have to be aching even more after Mason Crosby misses a 41-yard field goal attempt against Atlanta. He made kicks from 56 and 51 yards in the final moments last week to eliminate Dallas.

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Mark Cuban on interest in Wesley Matthews: "There's a couple of guys we'd trade him for, but ... all of them aren't available."

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Pittsburgh native Mark Cuban on fire alarm being pulled in Steelers' hotel: "The shocking part is that they didn't catch Belichick."

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