2011 NBA Playoffs: 5 Reasons the L.A. Lakers Will Be Swept on Sunday

When the L.A. Lakers lost to the Dallas Mavericks Friday, it represented the first time the Lakers have fallen behind 3-0 in a best-of-seven series under Phil Jackson.

Even though Kobe and the boys are not playing poorly, they can't seem to figure out how to put a "W" on the board against Dallas.

Sunday's game will be no different.

By late afternoon on Mother's Day, the Lakers will be on their way home having lost their 2011 Western Conference Semifinal series with the Mavs in four fast games.

Here are five reasons why the Lakers will be swept away on Sunday:

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