The opening game of NBA’s Western Conference concluded with Dallas Maverick struggle to victory over Los Angeles Lakers with 96 – 94. Dallas was behind by 16 point but managed to overcome the deficit and finally won the game. This was in spite the rapid-fire offensive play Lakers super start Kobe Bryant. The Marv’s hold their breath while watching throw a three pointer shot during the last seconds of the game and missed as time runs out. On the other hand, Eastern conference holds some surprises for NBA fans. Atlanta Hawks surprised their contender Chicago Balls with a win of 103 95. Hawks dumped Magic on first round of the playoff by 4 -2 in the best of seven games.