Los Angeles Lakers' Kobe Bryant, right, is defended by Dallas Mavericks Shawn Marion in the second half of Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals in Los Angeles.

Los Angeles Lakers' Kobe Bryant, right, is defended by Dallas Mavericks Shawn Marion in the second half of Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals in Los Angeles.

Los Angeles Lakers' Kobe Bryant, right, is defended by Dallas Mavericks Shawn Marion in the second half of Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals in Los Angeles on May 2, 2011. The Mavericks defeated the Lakers 96-94 to lead the best-of-seven playoff series 1-0. UPI/Christine Cotter