Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/25/12
DALLAS -- The Los Angeles Lakers finally delivered a little Showtime Saturday night to prop up an otherwise disappointing road trip. Blistering first-half shooting set up the 115-89 rout of the Dallas Mavericks at American Airlines Center, the type of high-octane performance -- if not the massive scoring discrepancy -- the Lakers hope can become more routine under new coach Mike D'Antoni. L.A. led by as many as 37 points in the third quarter as D'Antoni, still limping from knee replacement surgery before taking the job, evened his record at 2-2. The Lakers also evened their record at 7-7 and won handily despite playing for the fourth time in five nights. The Mavs had not played since Wednesday's win over the New York Knicks and fell to 7-7 while hearing "Let's Go Lakers" chants in their home building. "It was embarrassing before the 'Let's Go Lakers' chants," Mavs forward Elton Brand said. "It was embarrassing before that. We were down 30 points to a team we beat with Steve...
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