DALLAS -- Defense and rebounds are two of the areas the Dallas Mavericks they have to be on their P's and Q's with in order to win Saturday's home game against the Los Angeles Lakers.
The Mavs won the rebounding battle with the New York Knicks this past Wednesday, 42-37. If they're able to out-rebound the Lakers when the two clubs meet at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at American Airlines Center, the Mavs will be sporting a two-game winning streak going into Tuesday's game at Philadelphia.
"The Lakers are going to be a potent offensive team,'' coach Rick Carlisle said. "And they’re going to be big on the boards.
"Those are the areas we need to focus on.
And then offensively, we’ve got to duplicate a lot of the
good things we did against the Knicks.''
-- Dwain Price
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