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Mavericks beat Lakers, 98-92, lead series 3-0

May 6, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
The Dallas Mavericks beat the L.A. Lakers, 98-92, in Dallas and lead the Western Conference semifinals three games to none.

Dallas trailed the Lakers by seven points with five minutes left in the game. The Mavs then went on an 18-6 scoring rally.

Lakers, two-time defending champs, are on the brink of elimination.

No NBA team has ever lost after taking a 3-0 semifinal lead.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.