Dallas Mavericks: Can Dirk Nowitzki Lead Them to The Finals?

December 4th, 2010 by Ethan Norof Leave a reply »
There's not many things that Dirk Nowitzki can't do.

A 7-footer who regularly strokes it from the outside, an outstanding free throw shooter, and a better rebounder than most give him credit for, the European big man has really left his stamp in the NBA.

Nowitzki's arrival in the league signified a turning point in history and changed the power forward position forever.

However, for many years Nowitzki's talents were wasted in Big D because Mark Cuban and Co. failed to put a team around him that could realistically succeed in a stacked Western Conference.

Now, the Mavs are re-loaded, playing together, and for the first time in a long while, are playing as a team.

With the powerhouse Lakers and surprising Spurs as the Mavs' two most likely threats to representing the West in the championship, Dallas can most certainly make some postseason noise.

With perennial All-Star Jason Kidd running the offense and a reborn Tyson Chandler manning the middle, this Mavs team is very much for real.

Possessing more depth than they ever have, the boys are cashing in their chips and plowing full steam ahead for a cha ...

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