How the Oklahoma City Thunder Can Beat Their Nemesis, the Dallas Mavericks

December 28th, 2010 by Mike Aikins Leave a reply »
The Oklahoma City lost to the Dallas Mavericks last night at the OKC Arena by a score of 103-93 in what has become a bitter cross-state rivalry between two Western Conference teams. 

Dallas' greatest player, Dirk Nowitzki, got hurt in the first half and never played again, and Dallas' head coach Rick Carlise didn't even attend the game due to an illness.  But it was the tenacity of Dallas' remaining players and coaches that was too much for a young up-and-coming Oklahoma City Thunder team to overcome. 

This is the second straight defeat that the Oklahoma City Thunder has suffered to the Dallas Mavericks and one can clearly see that the Thunder are at least two to three impact players away from competing with the Mavs or having enough weapons to defeat them or any team like them in a Western Conference playoff series.

The fact of the matter is:  some teams just don't match-up well with other teams, and this is the Oklahoma City Thunder's problem when they face the Dallas Mavericks.  The Mavericks have perennial All-Star Dirk Nowitzki, and a cast of other great role players and savvy veterans like Jason Terry ...

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