So much for the showdown between the top two teams in the Western Conference. The Lakers hammered the Dallas Mavericks tonight, leading by as many as 43 points en route to a 35-point victory. Jordan Farmar matched his career high by scoring 24 points. Andrew Bynum added 19 points, Kobe Bryant had 15 points, Lamar Odom had 15 points and 15 rebounds and Sasha Vujacic and Josh Powell had 11 each. Dirk Nowitzki led the Mavericks with 22 points and eight rebounds. Jason Kidd was scoreless on 0-for-6 shooting. The Lakers shot 63.4 percent and the Mavericks shot 37.8 points.