Photo: Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times — A dejected Kobe Bryant leaves the American Airlines Arena after the Lakers are eliminated from the playoffs in Dallas May 08, 2011 An embarrassment for the Lakers today. They got swept from the playoff by the Mavericks in a 122-to-86 rout at American Airlines Arena in Dallas. A disappointing career finisher for coach Phil Jackson. The end of an era for the Lakers and Jackson. More on the Lakers’ crushing defeat and Jackson’s retirement on The Los Angeles Times website.