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Mavs face tall order against Lakers

Dallas pins hopes on 7-1 Tyson Chandler in quest to quash bruised playoff image

Updated: April 30, 2011, 6:27 PM ET
By Jeff Caplan | ESPNDallas.com

DALLAS -- From the clip-and-save file: July 14, 2010, Dallas Mavericks president Donnie Nelson announces trade for center Tyson Chandler.

"When we do something, all of our sights are set on Los Angeles," Nelson said. "If you're going against Pau Gasol and Andrew Bynum in the post, you need athletic big guys that can defend in the low post."

It's been 23 years since the Mavs and Los Angeles Lakers last tangled in a playoff series. James Donaldson manned the paint as Chandler attended ...

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