What A Season – Dallas Mavericks Survive Shortened Season, Now Playoff Time
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Well, it’s over and the Dallas Mavericks survived another season and are ready to defend their title. Or I hope so anyway. Here we are at the playoff podium and a lot of people are questioning the tenacity that Dallas will have to fend off the foes that are after their trophy.
Last season, a lot of people had written off the Mavericks as another “one and done” team in the playoffs, but they fooled everyone and got the upper hand when the defeated the Portland Trailblazers in the first round; then took on the formidable foe, Los Angeles Lakers who some thought would take the Western Conference and not only did Dallas beat them, they swept them and in good fashion. So much so that in the final game of the series, two players were ejected for stupid plays and I stress stupid, because it was and they went home, but Dallas moved on.
The next round of play found Dallas going up against another opponent who was a heavy favorite to win the West as well, the Oklahoma City Thunder. Now not t
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