BERLIN -- Robert Lewandowski scored a hat trick and added an assist to lead Borussia Dortmund to a 6-1 rout of Stuttgart on Friday, lifting the side provisionally top of the Bundesliga. cheap jerseys . Dortmund started strongly only to go behind in the 13th minute when Karim Haggui scored with a header from the visitors only corner. But Sokratis equalized six minutes later in similar fashion, three minutes before Marco Reus made it 2-1 with a fine solo effort. Reus had just squandered a golden opportunity created by Henrikh Mkhitaryan, but the Germany midfielder more than made up for the rare mistake when he shrugged off two defenders, eluded two more and fired inside the far corner. Lewandowski decided the game with two goals in as many minutes. First Reus set him up with a back-heel in the 54th and then Mkhitaryan sent him though to score again. "He wants to score goals, regardless when, regardless where," said Juergen Klopp, who renewed his contract as Dortmund coach to 2018 on Wednesday. Lewandowski claimed his ninth of the season on a rebound in the 72nd, when Sven Ulreichs save from Jakub Blaszczykowski came back off the crossbar, and the Poland striker set up Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to wrap up the scoring in the 81st. "I feel very well at the moment," Lewandowski said. Dortmund moved two points clear of Bayern Munich, which visits Hoffenheim on Saturday. "It was a really great evening. It couldnt have gone better," said Dortmund goalkeeper Roman Weidenfeller after his 300th Bundesliga game. The visitors could have had a penalty before the break, when Timo Werner went down under pressure from Kevin Grosskreutz, but referee Florian Meyer seemed to change his mind after appearing to award the spot-kick. "We should have equalized then but afterward I think we kind of invited the goals at the back," Werner said. "We dont know ourselves (what happened)." It was Thomas Schneiders first defeat in eight games as Stuttgart coach. "You need a good day to beat Dortmund and we didnt have that today," Schneider said. wholesale nfl jerseys . PAUL, Minn. wholesale jerseys . To do it, theyll have to get past baseballs big roadblock. In the past two years, the St. Louis Cardinals extended even longer droughts in Pittsburgh and Washington.DALLAS -- So this is how it could end for Phil Jackson, the guy who turned Michael Jordan into a champion, Kobe Bryant and Shaquille ONeal into champions, and Bryant into a winner without ONeal. With a sweep. To the Dallas Mavericks, no less, a team with a post-season reputation that is, well, pretty much the opposite of what folks associate with Jackson, Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers. The two-time defending champions trail Dirk Nowitzki and the Mavs 3-0 going into Game 4 of their second-round series on Sunday. Dallas hasnt dominated the series, but has been the better team in every fourth quarter, wiping out deficits in Games 1 and 3. Bryant considers the final minutes his time to shine, yet he hasnt done it this series, missing a potential winner in the opener and missing 4 of 6 down the stretch on Friday night. Pau Gasol has been so bad the entire post-season that Jackson finally snapped during the last game, uncharacteristically berating his big man on the sideline. Theres no reason to hold back now, not with time running out on Jacksons career and on Los Angeles reign. At this point, it seems more like a question of when, not if, as all 98 NBA teams to go down 0-3 have eventually been eliminated; 59 were swept. "I told them not to think about that," Jackson said Saturday. "Youre thinking about winning tomorrows game, forcing another game in L.A. on Tuesday." His five kids, however, arent taking any chances. "They think they have to hustle in just in case this is the last game that I coach," Jackson said. "Thats a drag that I dont need to have happen, but theyre coming anyway because theyre insisting upon it." Jackson is too into the Zen approach of living in the moment to be distracted by sentiment, or to think about how humiliating a sweep might be. Then again, he wouldnt know. The winner of an unprecedented 11 titles, hes lost only nine series in his previous 20 post-seasons. Hes never even been down 0-3. Bryant has been swept from the playoffs twice in his career, but it hasnt happened since 1999, the year before Jackson took over. Bryant enthusiastically said after Game 3 that he believed his team was tough enough to still win the series. At the start of practice Saturday, he already had his game face on. He said Jacksons possible farewell and the chance of being swept are not on his mind, and that teammates "dont have a choice" but to believe they can still win the series. He said the Mavericks arent doing anything to stop him, hes "just not getting (the baall) where I should be. cheap nfl jerseys. " Bryant also said Gasol is playing OK, just "not playing at the high level that were accustomed to seeing him playing." The numbers bear it out. Gasols average of 13.4 points is easily the worst of his playoff career and his 7.8 rebounds are the worst of his four post-seasons with the Lakers. Jackson said Gasol is getting shoved out of the paint by a knee-to-the-rear tactic thats supposed to be against the rules. He said the Hornets got away with it in the first round, so the Mavs have done it, too. But theres more to Gasols struggles. Hes missing shots he normally makes and is taking some bad ones. Nowitzki has outplayed him on both ends of the court -- again. The German is 7-0 against the Spaniard in post-season matchups. During a timeout following a Nowitzki three-pointer on Friday night, Jackson smacked Gasol in the chest and got in his face. Jackson said he does it about once a year, and Gasol said "it wasnt shocking to me or anything." "I just wanted to see what point he was trying to make," Gasol said. The Lakers will have small forward Ron Artest back in the lineup for Game 4. He was suspended from the last game, which meant a new rotation and added minutes for Gasol and fill-in starter Lamar Odom. Jackson said he wants to try giving all of his key players more rest early in the game so they will be fresher at the end. As for the Mavericks, they have all sorts of incentive to close out the series Sunday. Avoiding a return trip to Los Angeles would mean more rest for Nowitzki, 38-year-old Jason Kidd and the rest of the 30-something guys who make up most of Dallas rotation. It also would remove any talk of a collapse. If any team could claw back from 0-3, Jackson, Bryant and the three-peat-seeking Lakers might fit the prototype. And the Mavericks have a history of finding ways to lose in the playoffs. Dallas blew a 2-0 lead in the 2006 NBA finals, and came as close as anyone to blowing a 3-0 lead, needing seven games to get past Portland in 2003. Earlier this post-season, the Mavs let a 23-point lead slip away over the final 14 minutes against those same Trail Blazers. They havent lost since, winning five straight. Theyve played tight defence (blowing apart another of their stereotypes), Nowitzki has been terrific and hes had a different teammate or two step up each game. On Friday night, it was Jason Terry and Peja Stojakovic. "Weve got to stay on task and be resourceful and opportunistic," Mavs coach Rick Carlisle said. ' ' '