Dallas Mavericks (Mavs) is an American basketball team joined in the National Basketball Association. The team is based in Dallas, Texas. In 2011, the Mavs won the NBA title for the first time. The name is taken Mavericks of the TV western in the year 1957-1962 (the TV western Maverick.) Selection of the team name is done by voting and said the Mavericks beat the other two options, namely Wranglers and Express. The team is based in Dallas, Texas.
In 1980, the Mavs built by Donald Carter to spend 12 million dollars. He made an expansion team with the play of senior players with new players who have experience under three years. The first season ended with a team record for wins - defeated (15-67). In 1991-2001 a bad period for the Mavs because they did not even penetrate the playoffs (determination). Throughout the history of the Mavs until the year 2011, the team is experiencing the worst season in 1992 / 93 with a 11-71 win-loss record and the best in the 2006/07 season with a 67-15. In addition to having an NBA title, Dallas also collects four region titles, four division titles and played in 17 playoff seasons NBA. Some of the awards obtained by the player and Mavs coach Avery Johnson is (Coach of 2006), Jason Kidd (Best Newcomer 1995), Dirk Nowitzki (Player of the Year 2007).
Dirk Werner Nowitzki is a German basketball player who played in the United States who play in competitions National Basketball Association (NBA) and Dallas Mavericks in the club. Bertinggi 213 cm body, Nowitzki plays as a forward, although it can plays as anything in front of the field as (center, power forward, or small forward).
Nowitzki is one of the best NBA player today, and as the best European players of all time. Although it looks like a German player in the NBA, in 2006 Nowitzki became just the second German-born player (after Detlef Schrempf) who brings his club to the 2006 NBA Finals after losing to the Miami Heat to 4-2. 2006-07 season, Nowitzki won the NBA Most Valuable Player (NBA season) even though the Mavericks failed to carry into the NBA Finals 2007. But in 2011 he managed to bring his club the Dallas Mavericks NBA championship after defeating the Miami Heat by a score of 4-2 and he MVP was awarded a first degree dallas 2011. This is final after it was founded 21 years ago.
Los Angeles Lakers
Los Angeles Lakers basketball team is the United States who are members of the National Basketball Association. The team is based in Los Angeles, California. Formerly the team was named the Detroit Gems until converted into the Minneapolis Lakers in 1947. Name Lakers taken from the ship carrying the cargo that passes through the Great Lakes. In 1950, the Lakers won the NBA title for the first time. In 1960, Mineapollis Lakers moved to Los Angeles and renamed the LA Lakers. Since then, the Lakers became the first NBA team in the West Coast region. The Lakers won the best season in 1971/72 when the team broke NBA record by winning 33 consecutive victories. The season ended with win-loss record (69-13) and the Lakers out to be NBA champions.
At the beginning of incoming NBA, the Lakers have a headquarters in the LA Sports Arena. Then, the team owner named Jack Kent Cooke, to build a stadium with a capacity of 17.000 spectators called the Great Western Forum (The Forum). In 1978, the team and the stadium was bought by Jerry Buss for 67.5 million U.S. dollars. In 1999, the Lakers have a new headquarters called the Staple Center. In the guidance of coach Phil Jackson, LA Lakers won five NBA championships in the period 2000-2010. Until 2011, many coaches and players who won the Lakers in the NBA, among them Pat Riley, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Magic Johnson, Shaquille O'Neal and Kobe Bryant.
Kobe Bean Bryant (born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, August 23, 1978, age 33 years) is an NBA player and plays for the Los Angeles Lakers. He wears the costume back numbered 24 (since 2006-07) and play the shooting guard position. Kobe was first played in the NBA in the 1996-1997 competition year and has led the Los Angeles Lakers to three times the current champions along with other star players, Shaquille O'Neal, who now plays for the Cleveland Cavaliers team.
One of the best individual achievement was scoring 81 points as against the Toronto Raptors on January 22, 2006, which is the second highest number of digits in NBA history to be printed in one game. In this same season he scored 50 points up in 4 consecutive games. He has a record throughout his career which is making points in the top 50 21 times. But the record was not enough, because the player legend Wilt Chamberlain and Michael Jordan scored more points than 50, Chamberlain and Jordan with 108 times 31 times. However, in NBA history, he once scored 81 points in a game where it is to record the second highest number that is printed after Wilt Chamberlain to score 100 points in a game.
Bryant also recorded another record in terms of scoring. February 2, 2009 (local time), when the Lakers do the trip to New York Knicks, he scored 61 points with 61% percentage of successful shots and the Lakers won 126-117. Bryant scored 61 number that managed to surpass the record number ever scored by one player at Madison Square Garden, a record previously held by Bernard King.
Bryant also holds the record as the youngest player in NBA history who is able to score as many as 24,000 within 75 days of age 31 years, passed Wilt Chamberlain to have achieved this record at age 31 years 113 days. He became the 17th player who can score a number above 24 000
On February 1, 2010, Kobe Bryant scored 44 points to become the top scorer of all time past the Los Angeles Lakers Jerry West as the Lakers melakoni's trip to the FedEx Forum in Memphis against the Grizzlies.