Are the Dallas Mavericks Better than the Houston Rockets?

July 28th, 2010 by Andrew Pierluissi Leave a reply »

It is clear that the "Texas Triangle" teams are among the best in the Western Conference. 

Although not all three teams will necessarily make the playoffs, they will surely be in contention. 

Dallas and Houston are more likely to advance and battle each other for a top playoff seed.

The Dallas Mavericks are and have always been an interesting team.  Known to put together impressive regular season numbers, the Mavericks have established themselves as a winning franchise for the past decade.

Although the offseason did not go as planned with the failure to acquire a big-name free agent like LeBron James, Dwayne Wade, Joe Johnson, or Chris Bosh, they did the best they could with what was available.  They addressed their need at shooting guard with first-round pick Dominique Jones, and their need at center by re-signing Haywood and trading for Chandler.

On paper, the Mavs look as good as any team in the Western Conference.  But on the court, they showed last year how much the team needs to grow as an unit with an early play ...

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