It’s Another Texas Showdown: Duncan Vs Nowitzki

April 15th, 2010 by Hajji Kaamino Leave a reply »
History repeats itself. I guess this quotation is really true. After the last day of games for the regular season, the match-ups for the upcoming NBA Playoffs have been revealed. To which match-up are you most interested?

Some match-ups for this year's post season seem to be new and unfamiliar. Some are the same as last year's. If there's one match-up this year that fits the quotation, it would be Dirk Nowitzki's Dallas Mavericks and Tim Duncan's San Antonio Spurs.

These two teams seem very familiar with one another as they already faced each other just last year, and the last one, in 2006. The Mavs won easily, getting that series 4-1, with the Spurs having problems with injuries specifically Ginobili's and Duncan's. Parker carried the team alone, but that isn't enough as they fell to the Mavericks.

This year, these two teams renew their rivalry as their players are all healthy and ready to face each other again. With Manu Ginobili back in the Spurs' lineup, the Spurs have been great from last month, beating the league's elite teams. The Mavericks, meanwhile, are consistently great since the February trade, seeding second in the Western Conferenc ...

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