Dallas Mavericks 2011 NBA Champions? AKA: A Gamblers Road To The Jackpot

August 10th, 2010 by John Anderson Leave a reply »

In the 2009-10 NBA season, the Dallas Mavericks fielded a team that won 55 regular season games and garnered a 2nd seed in the Western Conference Playoffs. Only to lose in the 1st round to an aging San Antonio Spurs team that wasn't afraid to give significant minutes to rookie DeJuan Blair and sophomore George Hill. These players played a huge role and made a difference in the series. Expect for the same type of chance to be given to their new rookies, Tiago  Splitter and James Anderson, this year.
The Mavericks employ one of the most talented starting lineups in the NBA. Mark Cuban and Donnie Nelson have done their best to put the pieces in place to be a contender.
In Jason Kidd they've got a future Hall of Famer and triple-double machine that does far more for a team than stats can show, including coming up with clutch plays at critical times.  Although playing out of position at the 2, Caron Butler provides defensive hustle and the ability to score from anywhere on the floor as well as an All-Star pedigree.  Shawn Marion, also a past All-Star participant, provides the toughness, defense, and rebounds that this team needs at the small forwar ...

Read Full Article at Bleacher Report - NBA
Article written by


Comments are closed.